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Brother Francis Turns 94

Ninety four years ago today — the Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul, July 19, 1913 — Brother Francis (Fakhri Maluf) was born in a small village near Beirut, Lebanon. Because he did not breathe right away, the Catholic midwife … Continue reading

A Tale of Two Monasteries

The Australian-based CathNews web site has been reviewing the major news stories of 2006. Two of those stories side-by-side made for an alarming study in ecclesiastical confusion. The first covered the unconventional conversion of Frere Roger of Taize, the ecumenical … Continue reading