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New Software Blocks Pornography on the Web
Last edited 23rd May 2011

It's called “Saint Light.” It's a new computer application created at the University of Ensenada in Mexico, designed to filter information and prevent the passage of pornographic content.

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Book Prizes at National eConference
Last edited 18th May 2011

Groups participating in the biggest-ever national eConference on Thursday, 19 May have a chance to win a selection of books for their school, institute or parish to the value of $2,000. Donated by John Garratt Publishing, individuals who register to be one of the more than 40,000 taking part in the first eConference of 2011 are not left out either. One will be the lucky winner of books to the value of $500.

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Catholic Film Festival Hails "Mirabile Visu"
Last edited 10th May 2011

An international Catholic film festival will be held this week in Rome, seeking to give visibility to the faith with the idea that art is a "weapon of evangelization."

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Vatican Worked for Years to Remove Australian Bishop (exclusive)
Last edited 10th May 2011

The removal of a dissident Australian bishop, announced by the Vatican on May 2, came after more than a decade of conflict between the bishop and the Vatican, and almost four years after he was originally asked to resign.

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Social Sites and News
Last edited 9th May 2011

Many of you use Xt3 as a news source and also to find material in our library. If you are doing this then you are part of a growing number of people relying on social sites for news, as a new Canadian study has found out. They found out that 71% of Canadians who visit social networking sites use them to keep up with the news. Nearly 60% say it exposes them to a broader range of news and information than traditional print and broadcast media,

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Should YouTube Post Suicide Videos?
Last edited 5th May 2011

The press has reported on the tragic story of a British couple in their 80s who died in a suicide pact at their home in Australia last Thursday. Don Flounders, 81, suffered from mesothelioma, which is an incurable form of lung cancer and his 88-year-old wife Iris, who was not suffering from a terminal illness, decided she did not want to live without him. 

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Act One Founder Urges Catholics to Work in Cinema
Last edited 4th May 2011

Barbara Nicolosi is encouraging Catholics to get involved in the arts, especially in the cinema, the "art form of our time."

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Vatican Reaches Out to Bloggers and Discuss Mutual Relationship
Last edited 3rd May 2011

The Vatican met with a group of Catholic bloggers of all ages, that come very every corner of the world. The Pontifical council in charge of communications accepted requests to attend and chose 150 bloggers based on their nationality, language, and the basis of their blog.

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Interview: Charlie Cox -The man who plays St. Josemaria Escrivá in the upcoming 'There Be Dragons'
Last edited 3rd May 2011

This story, and particularly this man, is of great importance to hundreds of thousands of people. If you look at those photographs from his canonization, you know, looking at 400,00 or 500,000 people who were able to make it to Rome, not to mention how many millions who couldn’t physically be there: that was an overwhelming feeling. I felt, this is not an opportunity for me to invent a character. I have to try and find some truth, and I have a responsibility to try and do this story and this man justice. That was the main difference that I noticed early in preparation.

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The Church Needs Blogs, Bloggers Need the Church
Last edited 2nd May 2011

150 bloggers from around the world have begun a two-day meeting at the Vatican. They were received by the Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.

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