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Written Word > Articles & Commentaries > May 2009 > Angels, Demons, and Modern Fantasies about Catholicism
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John Powers
Fr. Robert,

You may have heard of Fr. Josef Murga, the radio pioneer who started wireless messaging years before Marconi and Tesla. Fr. Murga was recognized by President Theodore Roosevelt and Thomas Edison as the father of radio communications and received many patents in the area.

I wrote it up here a bit
http://stbarbara.blogspot.com/2006/02/festival-discovery.html

Rgds,
JBP
5/15/2009 9:41:09 PM
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Betty
Thanks again for you clearheaded insite into the world of film. Keep up your great work and God bless your work.
5/16/2009 9:27:42 AM
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William
Here's an interesting historical twist (probably not shared in the book/film): The founder of the Illuminati was Adam Weishaupt who set out to destroy Catholicism but ended up fully reconciled and a zealous builder of the Church in Gotha, Germany. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07661b.htm
5/16/2009 9:46:08 AM
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Robert
Once again Father, you did it again!
You are fantastic at getting to the core message of media. Keep up the good work!
5/18/2009 9:10:00 AM
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Cecilia Burke
Don't forget Bishop Robert Grosseteste (early 1200's AD) is the father of the scientific method! (Learned that in a Protestant homeschool science book!)
5/18/2009 10:44:52 AM
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Susan Adams
Appreciate your comments and enlightenment on Angels & Demons. Thx. Keep up the good work.
6/3/2009 7:27:54 PM
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