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March 26, 2006 Archives

To be released?

posted by awelborn

That’s the word An Afghan court on Sunday dismissed a case against a man who converted from Islam to Christianity because of a lack of evidence, and he will be released soon, an official said. The official told The Associated […]

Pastoral visit

posted by awelborn

The Pope on his visit to the parish on the outskirts of Rome: Pope John Paul died worried that the world seemed dominated by the powers of evil, according to a sermon he had prepared for the day after his […]

More on Linker

posted by awelborn

From Rick Garnett at Mirror of Justice Obviously, reasonable and thoughtful people — Catholics and non-Catholics — can and do disagree with Neuhaus about all kinds of things.  I am sure there are good, helpful, critical reviews of Neuhaus’s latest […]

Cardinal Zen:

posted by awelborn

In a message to Chinese Catholics, the neo-Cardinal Joseph Zen exhorted them to be “patient”, although the country does not enjoy full freedom of worship yet. He said the red colour of his vestments recalled “the tears and blood of […]

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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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