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Catholic Connection – December 23, 2020 – Hour 2

Edward Pentin on the Star of Bethlehem and a story about $1.7 billion being transferred from the Vatican to Australia. Joan Lewis with more Vatican news regarding Christmas and the Holy Father.

Segment 1 – Intro and News

Segment 2 – Research Opens New Insights Into the Star of Bethlehem

New research into origins of the Star of Bethlehem appears to confirm that a celestial body of great brightness did indeed exist at that time of Jesus’ birth and which guided the Magi to the manger. 

Edward Pentin began reporting on the Pope and the Vatican with Vatican Radio before moving on to become the Rome correspondent for the National Catholic Register. He has also reported on the Holy See and the Catholic Church for a number of other publications including Newsweek, Newsmax, Zenit, The Catholic Herald, and The Holy Land Review, a Franciscan publication specializing in the Church and the Middle East.

Link to Research Opens New Insights Into the Star of Bethlehem

Segment 3 – Report: Australia’s Church Leaders Were Unaware of $1.7 Billion Transferred From Vatican

Edward Pentin continued

Read Edward’s article on this.

Segment 4 – Latest News from the Vatican w/Joan Lewis

Joan Lewis is the author of the blog “Joan’s Rome.” She joins us each week to share the latest news out of the Vatican concerning the Holy Father and the Catholic Church.

Joan Lewis
Host, Joan’s Rome and The Vatican Insider

Joan’s Blog: Joan’s Rome

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