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January 1, 1970 Archives

I read this book on the trip out east today – it’s Mary Magdalene: A Biography by Bruce Chilton. It’s from Doubleday, due out on November 1. It’s whack! Chilton, a scholar and Episcopal priest, is the author of Rabbi […]

Terrence Berres on trends in church-naming (Noted here and other places before – the trend for even churches associated with denominations to drop denomination monikkers from their signs, etc.)

A video of a recent Eucharistic Procession in NYC

Coming to you from a Spring Hill Suites somewhere east of Pittsburgh. A few quick and one lengthy blog coming – I read a book in the car coming over which will probably interest some of you. So yes, we’re […]

The questions keep coming… In the LATimes Cathy Young in the Boston Globe Philosophically, we are now light years away from the era in which John F. Kennedy made his plea for separation of politics and faith. We live in […]

Rich Leonardi on Catholics and Capitol Punishment in Catholic Exchange!

Blasts Kennedy and Kerry for their "silence" in Catholic scandals Senator Rick Santorum, Republican of Pennsylvania, yesterday alleged that Senators Edward M. Kennedy and John F. Kerry of Massachusetts ”did nothing" about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in 2002. […]

Christian Brothers Academy teacher in upstate NY to turn self in on rape charges. School officials are accused of being less than forthright with the school community after her arrest in June. Par for the course.