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Catholics are sharing memes online. Is this the New Evangelisation? Catholics are sharing memes online. Is this the New Evangelisation?

Catholics are sharing memes online. Is this the New Evangelisation?

Thursday 15 March 2018

An image of St Ignatius Loyola wearing clear Wayfarer-style glasses has the superimposed text HIPSTER ST IGNATIUS/ CANNONIZED BEFORE BECOMING A SAINT. To get the joke, first you need to know that hipsters irritatingly tend to do things ‘before they are cool’; second, you must know that St Ignatius was shot in the leg by cannonfire before his conversion. Hence: ‘cannon-ized.’

Austrian bishops meet in Sarajevo to mark 100th anniversary of WWI end

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Zita Ballinger Fletcher, Catholic News Service 

The Austrian bishops' conference held its general assembly in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, where Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in 1914, sparking World War I.

World War I ended in 1918, and the meeting was part of the bishops' decision to designate 2018 as a ‘Year of Remembrance.’ During the meeting, they met with Bosnian bishops.
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