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FRI-SAT-SUN     November 5-7, 1999     SECTION TWO      vol 10, no. 210

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The Pope and the President

The inspiring impact of two moral giants of our times

   In this weekend's editorial, we take a short trip down memory lane to ten years ago when the iron curtain came tumbling down. The architects were Pope John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan who, though no longer president in 1989, had laid the groundwork with the Holy Father, with Mikhael Gorbachev and the "Catholic connection" within Reagan's cabinet which included Dr. Alan Keyes, the only hope for continuing that connection and for righting America's slide into the abyss of immorality and perdition. For the commentary, The "key" to continuing the "Catholic connection" in fighting the "evil empire!" , click on CATHOLIC PewPOINT

The "key" to continuing the "Catholic connection" in fighting the "evil empire!"

Michael Cain, editor


Belgian Cardinal Jan Pieter Schotte, C.I.C.M. has been a pivotal figure as Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops for nearly fifteen years

   We continue with this special series introducing you to the Princes of the Church. Our one-hundred-nineteenth red-hat we feature, in alphabetical order, is 71 year-old Cardinal Jan Pieter Schotte, C.I.C.M. the Belgian prelate who has worked in the Roman Curia since 1980. He was elevated to the cardinalate by Pope John Paul II during the Consistory of November 26, 1994. For more on Cardinal Jan Pieter Schotte, C.I.C.M., click on COLLEGE OF CARDINALS COLLECTION

119.   Cardinal Jan Pieter Schotte, C.I.C.M.


Events this weekend in Church History

    Friday represents the 43rd anniversary of the release of the encyclical Datis nuperrime by Pope Pius XII which dealt with the Soviets' invasion of Hungary and the tanks in Budapest. It is another example that refutes those who criticize Pius for being a weakling and not speaking out against tyranny. For other events throughout the centuries that are memorable in Church history this weekend, click on MILLENNIUM MILESTONES AND MEMORIES

Historical Events in Church Annals for November 5:

Historical Events in Church Annals for November 6:

Historical Events in Church Annals for November 7:


Weekend Liturgy

    This weekend is entirely devoted to Ordinary Time shared only on Saturday by the Observance of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday. Sunday is the Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time. For the liturgies, readings, meditations and vignettes on Saturday's commemoration, click on WEEKEND LITURGY

Friday, November 5, 1998

Saturday, November 6, 1998

Observance of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday

SUNDAY, November 7, 1999

Monday, November 8, 1998



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November 5-7, 1999 volume 10, no. 210  DAILY CATHOLIC