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First Pope Phone Call In Space

This past Saturday Pope Benedict became the first pope to call astronauts in space. He talked to the crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour along with those at the International Space Station. From space, “I think it must be obvious to you that we all live together on this earth and how absurd it is that [...]

The Quick 10: 10 People Pronounced Dead a Bit Prematurely

Pope Benedict XV died on January 22, 1922, which isn’t all that notable by itself – after all, he was 67 and had been suffering from a pretty bad case of pneumonia all month. What is notable is that he had been declared dead several days before he actually died thanks to a foible by [...]

Pope tells priests to make use of modern technologies

Pope Benedict has told priests that they need to learn and make use of new technologies to spread the gospel message. The 82-year-old pope who isn’t k…