Monthly Archives: April 2011

John Paul II Beatification: Live Blog

Not me ;) It’s here if you want to follow…

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In Jesus’ Footsteps – Israel Goes for Faith-based Tourism

Tel Aviv – Israel is embracing Christianity. Or more precisely, the Jewish state is embracing Christian pilgrims, and has switched its prime tourism marketing focus from, as a Tourism Ministry official once put it, the country as a source of … Continue reading

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A Guide to the Beatification Events in Rome

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Metal Codices to be Examined by Multiple Labs

Bible Places.com via the ever vigilant Joseph Lauer: This article in the Jordan Times has some new information about the metal codices, particularly with regard to the seven books recently recovered by Jordanian police.  Authorities are set to send the recently … Continue reading

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Pope John Paul II: Fearless in Hope and Love

Fr Z in the Washington Post: In some cities in the USA when a local team wins a basketball game, crowds burn cars. But when John Paul II’s body was lying on view in St. Peter’s Basilica, one first responder, … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding Highlights

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The First Annoying Vegan

Some start of the weekend humour: HT

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Priest Arrested for Milk Scam

And now for some local falleness: Trying to make a quick buck: A 67-year-old Roman Catholic priest was arrested at his Queenstown church mission for allegedly selling baby formula meant to be given free to underprivileged children. The priest was … Continue reading

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This is what the Church of England is for

Damian Thompson blogs: … The Anglican choral tradition is the finest in the world; its anthems perfectly capture the sentimental grandeur of great state occasions… Yes the Royal Wedding truly was a grand affair.

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The Royal Wedding Official Programme

And the complete order of service is here: It really is an impressive programme!

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