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January 1, 1970 Archives

Albanian Muslims don’t want a statue of Mother Teresa: Muslims in Shkoder, in northern Albania, are opposing plans to erect a statue to the Roman Catholic nun Mother Teresa, an ethnic Albanian who is in line for elevation to sainthood […]

The Mary Magdalene book is out and available. Order it from somewhere, get it from your local Catholic bookstore. I’ll write more on it tomorrow or later tonight. Click on the cover to the right for more info on Amazon. […]

Announced in New York – 31 parishes and 14 schools At the Commonweal Blog, an interesting comment about the impact on Westchester County And then, Detroit, closings and reconfiguring Rocco Palmo has a Detroit-related post: So, faced with the meltdown […]

This might be worth a look – Delia Gallagher hosts and reports in a 2-hour CNN special: Gallagher guides viewers through that life well-lived in the two-hour documentary, “CNN Presents: The Last Days of Pope John Paul II,” which will […]

Fr. Neuhaus responds, in general, to critics. He names a few – but not Damon Linker. I have little stake in the label “neoconservative,” or in “conservative,” for that matter, but I understand that you can’t have a vast conspiracy […]

For Jeremy, the son of the webmaster of Traditional Catholic Reflections, Stephen Hand. Stephen has put up a special page with updates on his son’s condition here.

Italy give Abdul Rahman asylum Italy granted asylum Wednesday to an Afghan who faced the death penalty for converting from Islam to Christianity, and Premier Silvio Berlusconi said the man was in the care of the Interior Ministry after arriving […]

This is almost complicated: At Mirror of Justice, Rick Garnett addresses an America editorial that cites the Bishop of Portlande’s criticism of the Cardinal Newman Society Still, surely the "litmus test" items on which the Society is said to focus […]

SF paper cleans clock of SF supervisors over their reaction to the evangelical youth rally (see below) THE IRONY was obviously lost on the clueless San Francisco supervisors when they passed a resolution warning that a Christian youth gathering could […]

At his Wednesday General Audience, Benedict continued his catechesis on the relationship of Christ to the Church Today, on a true day of spring, Benedict XVI spoke of the gift of communion to 40,000 faithful gathered for the general audience […]