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'American Bible Challenge' game show revs up for third season

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America still loves a good TV game show, as "The American Bible Challenge" has demonstrated. It's the highest-rated program on cable's Game Show Network, which specializes in this kind of thing.

The third season of "The American Bible Challenge" premieres May 22 on GSN. The first season featured a team of nuns coming close to winning the season championship. This season, the show will feature a three-man team of motorcycle-riding priests, appropriately named the Sons of Thunder.

Vatican DVDs let everyone see things even most serious tourists don't

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Some 5.5 million visitors toured the Vatican Museums last year, and the numbers continue to grow. "The popularity of Pope Francis has reverberated onto the museums," Antonio Paolucci, the museums' director, told journalists.

Now, for the first time, digital technology is taking visitors not only through the museums, but also further inside the Vatican than has ever before been possible.

Diocesan tech staffs have concerns about end of Windows XP support

On Tuesday, Microsoft discontinued support and security updates on all computers using its popular Windows XP operating system. Support also ended for Office 2003.

Various media and tech sources report that 11 to 30 percent of computers currently use the Windows XP system. A recent Washington Post article, citing Microsoft, reported that an estimated 10 percent of government computers are still using Windows XP.

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