Both of the four-page In Focus sections that the Vatican highlighted were written for us by the talented Mark Shea, who ought to be a Catholic household name by now — and if not, this recognition ought to push him over the top. After all, his name is now undeniably well-known in the papal household...
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Quite a favorable write-up! Unfortunately, I cannot send you to a Google Translate page to read it because the text is only available on the PDF.
But here are links to the two OSV stories that piqued the interest of the Vatican's newspaper:
Ten things to do before you kick the bucket, OSV Newsweekly, Dec. 4, 2011
Ten must-see web resources for Catholics, OSV Newsweekly, Feb. 12, 2012
Happy reading! And Mark, we'll be watching to see if Pope Benedict lays out the "ten things Catholics should do before they die" in an upcoming homily. Stay tuned.