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Via Media

Via Media

February 5, 2004 Archives

Fab new blog

posted by awelborn

From Terry Mattingly and Douglas LeBlanc Add that to The Revealer, and you’re all set for some good meta-reporting on religion.

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We’ll be talking about this…

posted by awelborn

…for a while, I suspect. An NCR review, the first I’ve seen, of the new book by Jason Berry, along with Gerald Renner, Vows of Silence: The Abuse of Power in the Papacy of John Paul II It should be […]

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Ritual Apology for Lameness

posted by awelborn

Just a reminder that the reason blogging is way, way down is that last week I committed to write a book. By next week. So, you know. It keeps me busy. Once we settle on a title, I’ll tell y’all […]

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Catholic Passion Outreach

posted by awelborn

Brought to you by Catholic Exchange and Ascension Press Good job!

Evaluating Burke

posted by awelborn

From NCR’s Washington Notebook Next, did Burke, a canon lawyer, act properly under church law? Hard to tell. He employed Canon 915, which allows a bishop, in the name of quashing scandal and instructing the faithful, to deny communion to […]

On the same page

posted by awelborn

From both ends of the spectrum: Cut it out and grow up. Peggy Noonan Our culture has been on a boil for years. Then it cooled a bit. The other night at the Super Bowl they put the flame higher […]

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There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to ...

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But ...

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and ...

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling ...

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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