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EDITORIAL

Hard Truths by Robert Moynihan

LEAD STORY

Keeping Hope Alive in Lebanon by Christopher Hart-Moynihan 

LIFE OF THE CHURCH

Pope Francis announces consistory to appoint 21 new cardinals by CNA

Profiles of the 21 cardinals-designate; the consistory will be August 27 in Rome by ITV staff

July/August 2022
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NEWS

Rome/”Bicycling cardinal” new head of Italian bishops’ conference by Hannah Brockhaus (CNA)

Rome/Cardinal Angelo Sodano, former Vatican Secretary of State, dies by CNA/ITV staff 

Rome/Fr. Gino Belleri: “Icon of a Vatican that no longer exists” by Andrea Gagliarducci (ACIStampa)

Commentary/Benedict XVI: The Light of Holy Saturday, Part 2 by Michael Hesemann

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COMMUNIQUÉ: A Newsletter of Urbi et Orbi Communications The Spark is Becoming a Flame: Bringing help and hope to Ukraine, Lebanon 

CULTURE

Profile/New Carmelite Saint: Titus Brandsma by Andrew Rabel

Footsteps on the Way/Italy: Celebrating the Resurrection among the Saints by ITV staff 

Saints for our Time/St. Edith Stein: Understanding the Feminine by Mary Ellen Stanford

Scripture/Are we afraid to let Jesus change our lives now? by Anthony Esolen, Ph.D

Latin/Pragmatic Lovers of the Latin Rite: We just want something that works by John Byron Kuhner

URBI ET ORBI: CATHOLICISM AND ORTHODOXY

Icon/The Man Born Blind by Robert Wiesner 

East-West Watch/The Bumpy Road to Christian Unity by Peter Anderson

News from the East/Hilarion transferred; Russian Orthodox churches attacked; Catholic clergy expelled; Moscow Patriarchate moves DECR head; Greeks oppose “third gender”; Serbian-Macedonian schism ends by Matthew Trojacek 

FEATURES

Education/A truly Catholic law school in the heart of Florida by Jovan Tripkovic

Tradition and Beauty/The Wisdom of Birds by Aurelio Porfiri

Art/Rome’s newest museum narrates history through the kitchen and cookbooks by Lucy Gordan 

Lord of the World/”Not with the Weapons of this World” by Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson 

Vatican Watch/A day-by-day chronicle of Vatican events: April-June 2022 by Matthew Trojacek

People/New Lourdes bishop; US Ambassador arrives at Holy See; Pope names scientists; Myanmar priest freed; Nigerian priest murdered; Asian cardinal: fight human trafficking by Matthew Trojacek

Food for Thought/Limoncello: Italy’s Most Popular Digestivo by Mother Martha