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Year of St. Paul
Turkish Government Denies Request for Church in Tarsus
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Despite a personal request from Pope Benedict XVI and repeated requests by Christian leaders in Turkey, the Turkish government has decided that the only church in Tarsus, the city of St. Paul's birth, will remain a government museum.
Vatican used nighttime mission to gather relics from St. Paul's tomb
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Vatican technicians entered the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls in the dead of night, drilled a small hole in the tomb under the main altar and extracted fragments of what was inside.
Out with a bang: Vatican closes Pauline year with a few surprises
Sunday, July 5, 2009
VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Talk about a grand finale.

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background information
From Catholic Update, St. Anthony Messenger Press

From Saint of the Day, St. Anthony Messenger Press

From St. Anthony Messenger magazine

From Youth Update, St. Anthony Messenger Press

From Franciscan Radio’s “American Catholic Radio”

Paul, Apostle to the Church Today,” by Father Stephen Doyle, O.F.M., on DVD

Saint Paul—Called to Conversion: A Seven-day Retreat
, by Ronald D. Witherup, S.S. 

Great Themes of Paul: Life as Participation,” (Compact Disc Edition), by Richard Rohr, O.F.M.

From Saint of the Day, St. Anthony Messenger Press

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