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Co-adjutor was to be ordained tomorrow.

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Because of Pope Benedict? According to the International Herald Tribune , the bishops had been leaning toward a call for Arroyo’s resignation, until Archbishop Antonio Franco, the apostolic nuncio in the Philippines, delivered a message from Pope Benedict warning the […]

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KVSS in Omaha is a really strong, growing Catholic radio station – I was told this morning that their recent fund drive to upgrade their signal netted a million in a matter of two months. Quite impressive. I’ll be on […]

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A NYTimes article on the growing presence of evangelical chaplains in the military, and questions about their role Chaplain Edward T. Brogan, director of the Presbyterian Council for Chaplains and Military Personnel, who recruits and recommends chaplain candidates for several […]

Y’all think I’m nuts, but re/Oz …"pay no attention to the man behind the curtain" is sort of a catchphrase among atheist/rationalists. Unintended consequences and all that.

I don’t get why anyone would want to go to church in a joint like this: It’s the former Compaq Center in Houston, in final stages for its transformation to Joel Osteen’s Church I don’t get any of it. I […]

A reminder for you to check out this consistently fine blog, With links over the past few days to discussions of Roe, a 20/20 segment on a severely disabled, yet very happy young man, and more. From the Notre Dame […]

Can we talk about The Wizard of Oz? I’ve always (well, not always…for the past couple of decades, anyway) wondered about this, and Michael brought it up the other night when we were in Knoxville, and we all sat around […]

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An NYTimes op-ed (!) says parochial school parents should have their tax burden lifted Last year, 23,826 children attended diocesan elementary schools on Long Island. That’s 23,826 children who put absolutely no burden on our local school systems. Nationally, some […]