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Iraqi priests work to save historic Christian writings from Islamic State

03Erbil, Iraq, Jan 29, 2015 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Effectively exiled from his friary in Mosul by the Islamic State last year, Fr. Najeeb Michaeel, O.P. is working to preserve Christian manuscripts through digitization, recording a memory of Iraq’s Christian past. Fr. Najeeb Michaeel is an Iraqi native who studied in the U.S., and […]


Third Secret of Fátima is a “genuine document” says Portuguese professor

The manuscript of the Third Secret of Fátima, which was published by John Paul II and Joseph Ratzinger in June 2000 is apparently a “genuine document” and was written by Sister Lucia de Jesus dos Santos, the eldest of the three shepherd children visited by a series of Marian apparitions who died in February 2005. […]


God’s Word: New exhibit shows Bible’s evolution, beauty, perseverance

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Desecration, censorship, the ravages of time and even nesting mice have been unable to destroy the word of God, handed down for millennia by people of faith. The endurance of sacred Scripture is the centerpiece of a new interfaith exhibit called Verbum Domini, which brings […]


Saint John’s Bible Completed

The Washington Post acclaimed the completion of the Saint John’s Bible with Hallelujah! in a headline. Abbot John Klassen OSB and Father Bob Koopmann OSB happily announced the completion of The Saint John’s Bible at a press conference at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) on Thursday, September 15. The Bible is a monumental work: […]


How Many iPhone Developers Wear Wimples?

Among the community of iPhone developers it is a reasonably safe bet that not too many of them wear wimples and sing vespers on a regular basis, which makes Sister Catherine Wybourne (who tweets as @Digitalnun), Benedictine nun, HTML coder and now iPhone developer, something of special case. The web has proved a bonus for […]


NASA technology to be used in preservation of Vatican manuscripts

Vatican City, Mar 24, 2010 / 02:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican Apostolic Library will be converting 80,000 of its manuscripts into a digital format to ensure their availability for future generations. The “grandiose undertaking” will make use of technology created by NASA to preserve and protect important documents. This project is not one to […]