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January 1, 1970 Archives

New Blog and other business

posted by awelborn

Various spots and places for you to check out: Slate readers respond to Hitchens (scroll down to 8/2) Rich Leonardi muses about Louisville’s anti-immigrant, anti-Catholic riots in relation to the present day Seat Belt Blues – new blog!

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Does this have to be a problem!

posted by awelborn

Of course it doesn’t! Oh, but of course it does… Nevertheless, this op-ed tries to bring reason into the Roberts debate: Given those figures, it seems that if Judge Roberts did find Roe to be law in need of revision, […]

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More vocations…

posted by awelborn

Football player-turned-priest in Milwaukee – If it’s a Sunday and you see 6-foot-5 and 365-pound Mike Lightner wearing green and gold, you could be forgiven for musing about the Green Bay Packers rather than your own salvation – even if […]

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Continuing the Irish theme

posted by awelborn

Well…if anyone ever wondered what I looked like, take it direct from someone at the booksigning today, who burst out with, "You look just like Bernadette Devlin!" Um, okay.

Redemption?

posted by awelborn

A Globe profile of a former IRA terrorist who’s now in seminary.. The last time we had gone for a long walk together, a decade earlier, I was covering the conflict in Northern Ireland for the Globe, and he was […]

Notes on Catholic Judges:

posted by awelborn

From two places: From the Boston Globe From the NYTimes

Testimony!

posted by awelborn

Very nice words from a reader in Pittsburgh: I completed your book, Here. Now., earlier this week and I feel compelled to pass along my immeasurable gratitude to you for putting this terrific piece of work together.  This is by […]

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There is nothing I shall want
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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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