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August 11, 2005 Archives

Working together

posted by awelborn

LDS and RC work together to help out in Niger The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated the emergency relief after being contacted by Catholic Relief Services. John Rivera, a spokesman for CRS in Baltimore, said his agency […]

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Angel in the Waters

posted by awelborn

We’ve talked about this book before of course, when it was first published, but you might want to know that Regina Doman’s wonderful book on life in the womb is now out in paperback. I can’t really say enough about […]

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To clarify…

posted by awelborn

The import of the Clark story is, aside from the basics, his position as a trusted spokesman for orthodox Catholicism, which includes (I should say included – it’s been cut) a program on EWTN called "Relationships." His most recent moment […]

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Who’s in charge

posted by awelborn

Rob Vischer has more concerns about that hearing yesterday on church finances Robert Araujo’s misgivings about the legislative effort in Massachusetts to require financial disclosure by all nonprofit organizations, including churches, are underscored by the public hearing held yesterday on […]

Resigned

posted by awelborn

Monsignor Clark has resigned – Rocco’s got the goods. As well as another good post on a previous scandal related to a prominent Archdiocesan cleric, Bishop McCarthy

posted by awelborn

From a reader: I was reading the NYTimes story linked on Drudge in re: the NARAL ad attacking John Roberts. I saw this and noticed something funny: (More after the jump because cutting and pasting made the spacing all weird […]

St. Clare

posted by awelborn

Today is the day on which we remember St. Clare If you click on the picture to the left, you’ll go to a site that has an interesting and helpful outline of her life and examination of her writings and […]

Full Disclosure?

posted by awelborn

More Boston, of course. At Mirror of Justice, Robert Araujo comments on the proposed legislation in Massachusetts : Pressure was then used by the civil authorities on the Church and its officials and members for questionable objectives. Is what is […]

Y’all can unpack this for us

posted by awelborn

Vatican rules that Boston Archdiocese can’t claim parish assets In a ruling that presents new complications for a sweeping reconfiguration plan in the Boston archdiocese, the Vatican has ruled that the archdiocese cannot unilaterally claim the assets of parishes that […]

Out from Underground

posted by awelborn

100 members of China’s underground Church to be at WYD Visiting the pope on the way Another contingent of Chinese people has visited the Pope. They were present at this morning’s audience of Benedict XVI in Paul VI Hall, just […]

Guess who?

posted by awelborn

Another look

Testify

posted by awelborn

Levada agrees…could he have avoided the scene last week? During a farewell Mass last Sunday in San Francisco, Levada was served with a subpoena to take his deposition on Friday. But Erin Olson, a Portland attorney who represents Oregon victims […]

Money Trail

posted by awelborn

The Sacremento Bee on James Holman, who publishes an alternative San Diego weekly, as well as a small set of feisty California conservative Catholic monthlies The focus is on Holman’s financial support of pro-life ballot initiatives, but describes his little […]

The Clark Tapes

posted by awelborn

The Daily News has more details On the day Laura DeFilippo was caught on camera with Msgr. Eugene Clark at a Hamptons motel, she allegedly had told her husband they were heading to a storage facility 30 miles away in […]

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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 Michael, whom he remembered, among other things, as on

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 here's the thing.Whether or not Yates' original novel in

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 Almsgiving, right?Well, here's a worthy recipient for your hard-

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 Episcopalians, all the better.To tell the truth, you can bl

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 minute of labor, describing the intensity of discomfor

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

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