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Society of Catholic Scientists prepares for conference on non-human intelligence

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Washington D.C., Apr 18, 2021 / 15:00 pm (CNA).

The Society of Catholic Scientists (SCS) will hold its 2021 conference in Washington D.C. on the subject of non-human intelligence. 

Pope Francis applauds beatification of monks who died protecting the Eucharist

Pope Francis waves from the window of the Apostolic Palace on Feb. 7, 2021. / Vatican Media/CNA.

Vatican City, Apr 18, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA).

In his Regina Coeli address Sunday, Pope Francis applauded the beatification of six Cistercian monks who were martyred while trying to protect the Eucharist from French soldiers in 1799.

April 18, 1942: The Doolittle Raid

Seventy-nine years ago 80 very brave Americans, led by Army Air Forces Lieutenant Colonel James H. Doolittle, brought the nation a badly needed morale boost.  The War in the Pacific was going badly as defeat followed defeat.  Navy Captain Francis… Continue Reading

Nathan Bedford Forrest and Forrest Hills Academy

Forrest Hills Academy is an appallingly bad public middle school and high school in Atlanta.  It is making news for a name change: A school in Atlanta is changing its name to honor the late MLB Hall of Famer Hank… Continue Reading

Pope Francis prays for peace as Ukraine-Russia tensions rise

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk with Pope Francis in 2020. / Secretariat of Major Archbishop Shevchuk.

Vatican City, Apr 18, 2021 / 06:05 am (CNA).

“I follow with great concern the events in some areas of eastern Ukraine, where violations of the ceasefire have multiplied in recent months, and I observe with great concern the increase in military activities,” Pope Francis said April 18.

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April 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM CT.

Chicago's Running Nun talks about faith and sport

Sister Stephanie Baliga of the Franciscans of the Eucharist of Chicago runs a marathon on a treadmill in 2020. / Courtesy: Sister Stephanie Baliga.

Denver Newsroom, Apr 18, 2021 / 02:00 am (CNA).

Through the Chicago marathon, Sister Stephanie Baliga and her team have raised more than $1.1M for her community's outreach to the poor on the west side of Chicago. She talks with CNA about the intersection of running and her Catholic faith.

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Protecting Us From Badthink

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   YAVIN BASE, OUTER RIM—Rebel scum across the galaxy are up in arms after Twitter suspended the account of astromech droid R2-D2 for apparently sharing stolen Imperial plans vital to the… Continue Reading