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Vatican says Pope Benedict is not an organ donor

Pope Benedict became an organ donor in the seventies. As soon as he became pope, he was no longer a donor. Because the Catholic church owns his body now.

Polish Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, head of the Vatican’s health office, told La Repubblica newspaper that it was understandable that a pope’s body remains intact because it belongs to the entire church.

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The Pope gears up for war on secularism

Benedict issued a papal decree today launching the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, which will seek to bring Christianity to those whose spiritual lives have become an “interior desert” amid technological and scientific changes in recent decades, according to the document.

The new Vatican office will employ “all the progress of the science of communications” in a bid to restore religion to the secular world. “My first concern is to get a computer on my desk so that I can have Internet access,” Monsignor Rino Fisichella, the head of the new office, said at a Vatican briefing today.

That’s a good first step!

Via The Morning News.

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Benedict & Bolton

 Benedict & Bolton

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