Friday, March 27, 2015

Benedictine brother navigated planes during WWII

Brother John Dunne, who took poverty seriously, dead at 94
Brother John Dunne, OSB. Photo submitted to BCC.
A humble, unassuming monk who navigated bomber planes during World War II before entering the monastery died March 2. Brother John Dunne, OSB, was 94. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Vatican invites 150 homeless for dinner
A homeless woman sits with her belongings as she waits for a friend leaving the Vatican after a March 26 visit. While enjoying a private visit to the Sistine Chapel, homeless people were surprised by a visit from Pope Francis. CNS photo / Max Rossi, Reuters.
In addition to food, umbrellas, sleeping bags, showers, and haircuts, the Vatican is now offering Rome's homeless the gift of beauty. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Protecting human ecology an imperative, says French pro-life activist
Tugdual Derville, a leader in France's Alliance VITA, spoke on building a human ecology at the annual COLF Seminar. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Protecting human ecology is an imperative every bit as important as protecting the natural environment a pro-life activist from France told a conference here March 20. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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