The results of last year’s Catholic Media User Survey are in and with more than 1,000 responses, the survey shows people are turning to Catholic media for a refreshingly alternative perspective on events. In many cases, respondents also said Catholic media plays a pivotal role in the development of their faith.
Playing in front of a hometown crowd at the Wells Fargo Centre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Novocastrian and SFX alumni, Ben Simmons has played a key role in the 76ers 104-91 victory over the Miami Heat.
In April of 2008, Pope Benedict XVI issued a challenge to Catholic educators to put the Catholic identity ahead of other matters. Now, ten-years later, not everyone has embraced his vision for the future, 28 higher education programs recognised by the Cardinal Newman Society from their strength in Catholic identity were featured in the 2018-19 edition of The Newman Guide.
Ben Simmons, the former St Francis Xavier’s Primary School student and local boy made good in the NBA, is preparing to lead his team - the Philadelphia 76ers - to playoff glory as they face off against the Miami Heat in the first round of the 2018 playoffs.
The first Pope to be born in the 20th century is also the Pope who had the shortest reign in papal history. Pope John Paul I served as Pope of the Catholic Church from 26 August, 1978 to 28 September, 1978 - just 33 days.