Christians pray during
an anti-North Korea and pro-U.S. protest at the railway station
in Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 3, the same day that North Korean
leader Kim Jong-il and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun
held a meeting in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.
CNS photo/Han Jae-Ho, Reuters
ISSUE: September 17, 2007 • VOL.
45, NO. 16 • Oakland, CA
Diocese unveils urban school plan
Hoping to prevent more Catholic school closures
and the giving over of classroom space to
charter schools, the Oakland Diocese’s new
school superintendent has unveiled a plan
to help struggling schools remain open and
flourish both academically and financially.
The plan is based on a successful . . . . >>>
Diocesan first – hermit in our midst
“Stillsong Hermitage” has the appealing ring of a
tiny hut or cottage nestled inside a quiet green forest.
In real life “Stillsong Hermitage” is the name of a
small apartment in Lafayette whose sole inhabitant . . . >>>
Torture evidence disallowed in trial of priests
Two Catholic priests arrested last November while attempting
to deliver a letter denouncing torture at Fort Huachuca in
Arizona entered no-contest pleas in the case after an
Arizona judge agreed with a government motion
to preclude evidence of .
. . >>>