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"John Paul II" Diocesan Youth Centre Saturday, 6 June 2015 Your four friends here have asked some questions. I will give a copy of my prepared address to Monsignor Semren, and he will hand it out to you at a later date. And now I will have a question and answer session with you. Question: The Holy Father: I will respond to you in this way: I cannot respond, without looking at the person… Yes, from the mid-1990s onwards, I felt one night that watching television was not good for, it distanced me, and led me away… and I decided…
New YouTube Kids app runs afoul of parents
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is borrowing an argument from Dr. Seuss in its complaint against Google with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In the story "Horton Hears a Who," Dr. Seuss penned the famous phrase, "A person's a person no matter how small." In the center's April 7 complaint of the Google-owned YouTube Kids app aimed at preschoolers, they believe a screen's a screen no matter how small -- or where it is. "It doesn't matter that a kid is watching a TV or something on YouTube Kids. They deserve protection," said Josh Golin, the…
Papal nuncio expresses concern for journalists in conflict situations
UNITED NATIONS (CNS) -- Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Vatican's U.N. nuncio, acknowledged the "tremendous contribution to our world" made by journalists, and extended the Holy See's prayers for the journalists who have lost their lives through exercising their profession. He also expressed solidarity with their families on behalf of the Vatican. In a May 27 presentation at a U.N. Security Council open debate, Archbishop Auza recognized the vital role that journalists play in providing objective information, saying it is fundamental for "sustaining the human community." Journalists provide the information necessary "to make informed and responsible decisions on how to end…
Kenya: Outgoing Communications Bishop wants Catholic Media to spotlight Social Evils
Kenya ( -  Outgoing Chair of the Social Communications Commission of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) Archbishop Martin Kivuva says that Catholic journalists in Kenya must take the lead in highlighting corruption, insecurity and radicalization cases in the country. Speaking during a strategic planning workshop for Catholic communicators, which was his last function as the chair of the Social Communications Commission after handing over to the newly appointed Chairman Bishop of Kakamega, Right Rev. Joseph Obanyi in Nairobi on May 26 2015, Archbishop Kivuva said, “Catholic media outlets must be on the forefront in spotlighting social evils in…
New book in Arabic that offers information about the Vatican and some of its most famous monuments
Vatican ( - On October 10, 2012, the Vatican began incorporating Arabic in general audiences like this.   The Holy See is using Arabic more frequently, and the language is becoming a major part of Vatican media. For example, one of the Pope's nine Twitter accounts is in Arabic.   Following this trend, they have published a new book in Arabic that offers information about the Vatican and some of its most famous monuments.   CARD. LEONARDO SANDRI Prefect, Congregation for the Oriental Churches "This book in Arabic is important for every pilgrim and tourist who visits Rome, St. Peter's…


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