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Month: May 2009

stand up for your rites

“New Zealand’s [Roman Catholic] bishops are no longer seeking approval that kneeling be the posture for the faithful during the Eucharistic Prayer at Masses, reversing an earlier decision,” Michael Otto reports on front-page news of the fortnightly NZ Catholic (#317). Last November the bishops had voted, not unanimously, to kneel from the end of the

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Alongside the enjoyment, there have been a lot of reflections on don’t-judge-a-book-by-its-cover Susan Boyle. We can now add to that, after her performance on Sunday, Simon Cowell apologising to Susan, You know what, I just want to apologise because of the way we treated you before you sang the first time. You made me and

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Christian Unity

Whilst in the Northern Hemisphere Christians pray during a Week of prayer for Christian Unity from 18 to 25 January, in the Southern Hemisphere that period of prayer extends from Ascension Day to the Day of Pentecost. This year the resources for this period have been provided from Korea. This divided country points to the

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