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January 1, 1970 Archives

In New Zealand, a physician is making headlines because of his decision to cease prescribing contraceptives. Nelson GP Dr Joseph Hassan, a 40-year-old married father of four, wrote to the 50 patients a fortnight ago telling them he would no […]

John Fund’s WSJ Political Diary: That "stealth nominee" thing may have backfired: Some participants in the Oct. 3 conference call fear that they will be called to testify at Ms. Miers’s hearings. "If the call is as you describe it, […]

Philip Pullman, author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, honors the release of the Narnia movie by predictably attacking Lewis: But Pullman said the Narnia books contained "a peevish blend of racist, misogynistic and reactionary prejudice" and "not a trace" […]

In case you hadn’t heard about this event, added to the Synod schedule. I love the fact that anyone can drop by… Monday 17 October 2005, at 11:00 a.m., at the Confession Altar in St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican […]

If Catholic life in this country were such that someone who volunteered as an escort into a Planned Parenthood facility would never even think of applying for a job at a Catholic school. They’d see the ad in the paper, […]

The English translation of an interview that the Pope had with Polish television, that aired tonight: The content was mostly about John Paul II: Q. So this appointment and convocation to Rome didn’t come as a surprise? A. It was […]

To all publishers, PR folks and authors who have sent me books over the past couple of months: The time is approaching – once I get my own book done, I will be devoting a lot of time on this […]

An artist has set some of Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poems to music: The Alchemist is a collection of 22 of Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poems thathave been adapted to music in a variety of contemporary styles by Catholicsinger-songwriter Sean O’Leary. The […]

Pope meets with First Communicants Pope Benedict XVI offered a rare glimpse into his past Saturday and gave a small lesson in Catholicism to children who attended his first youth rally at St. Peter’s Square — an event that was […]

The NYtimes has picked up on the story of the LI Catholic high school that dropped prom this year. A group of students have responded by expressing a desire to organize an alternative: Three Kellenberg seniors are hoping they can […]