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In the Mail Archives

I have to wonder, especially after getting this e-mail from a former CBS News colleague who can’t quite believe his eyes, or ears. He caught the CBS Evening News last night, to see what they had to say about the […]

As you can imagine, there’s lots of mail stacked up here at The Bench from the last two weeks. This note comes from the wife of a newly ordained deacon in Los Angeles, and she takes exception to my posting […]

I got an e-mail this afternoon from a deacon who appreciated some of my thoughts here, in the current issue of America. Then he added this: Just before I was ordained in 2002 I asked one of our professors, a […]