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MONDAY      August 9, 1999      SECTION ONE       vol 10, no. 148

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TOP CATHOLIC OF THE CENTURY
NUMBER 89:

Thomas A. Nelson

Publisher perpetuates the traditions of the Church

      Today we bring you the 89th person selected out of the TOP 100 CATHOLICS OF THE CENTURY. The voters selected Thomas A. Nelson, the founder of TAN Books and Publishing who has dedicated his life to promoting the truths of the Catholic Church by taking up the crusade to publish over 400 books that convey orthodox teaching of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. For more on the 89th selection, click on THOMAS A. NELSON

89.    Thomas A. Nelson


Curia-wise Dominican Cardinal Lucas Moreira from Brazil heads up the Congregation for Bishops

      Our eighty-fifth red-hat we feature, in alphabetical order, is Cardinal Lucas Moreira Neves, O.P., the Archbishop emeritus of Sao Salvador de Bahia. This Brazilian prelate was appointed the President of the Congregation for Bishops at the same time he was elevated to the cardinalate during Pope John Paul II's most recent Consistory of February 21, 1998. For more on Cardinal Neves, click on COLLEGE OF CARDINALS COLLECTION

85.   Cardinal Lucas Moreira Neves, O.P.


Message to the Americas: Use the media available to spread the Word

      Following up a year after the Bishops of North, Central and South America, along with the Caribbean contingent, met for the month-long Synod of the Americas in Rome at the end of 1997, Pope John Paul II officially closed the Synod with his Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Ecclesia in America at Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine in Mexico City in January 1999. Because of its significance for all Americans, we bring you this important document in several installments over the next few months. For those wanting to read the entire encyclical or check footnotes, go to Ecclesia in America For the twenty-fourth installment on Chapter Six: The Mission of the Church in America Today: The New Evangelization - Evangelization through the media, click on THE VICAR OF CHRIST SPEAKS.

Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Ecclesia in America

Installment Twenty-four of ECCLESIA IN AMERICA: CHAPTER SIX: THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH IN AMERICA TODAY: THE NEW EVANGELIZATION
EVANGELIZATION THROUGH THE MEDIA

"As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you"
John 20: 21


DAILY LITURGY

      Today is the Nineteenth Monday in Ordinary Time while tomorrow is the Feast of Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr. For the readings, liturgies, meditations, and vignettes on St. Lawrence, click on DAILY LITURGY.

Monday, August 9, 1999

Tuesday, August 10, 1999

FEAST OF SAINT LAWRENCE, DEACON AND MARTYR



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