The Other Bailout

Finance Minister Bill English today announced a massive bailout of the Catholic Church. Mr English would not confirm the scale of the assistance being provided by the government, but it is understood to be worth billions of dollars. The move by the government came after concerns were raised by Church officers that it might not…

Saint Lee?

From Stuff: A French nun says she felt new inner strength and vitality as her Parkinson’s disease suddenly disappeared in 2005 – a recovery the Vatican attributes to the miraculous intercession of Pope John Paul II. Sister Marie Simon-Pierre, who works at a Paris maternity clinic, told reporters in a rare appearance yesterday that she…