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January 1, 1970 Archives

Big old statue of JP2 in…India Hussaini said the statue’s dimensions make it “one of the largest statues dedicated to the Pontiff in the world.”  He explained that statue rests on “three great steps that represent the three phases of […]

ND Prez Fr. Jenkins’ statement on the V – Monologues The Cardinal Newman Society responds

From a story on DVC paperback sales: Laurence J. Kirshbaum, the longtime head of the Time Warner Book Group and now a literary agent, said "Jaws" in the 1970s might have been the last paperback so in demand. "Unborn babies […]

USA Today on a forthcoming TLC reality show – that doesn’t sound like it will be as good as the BBC original, but who knows… On normal mornings, the peals of the bell calling the monks to chapel for their […]

Hey, I’m being interviewed on the Mary Magdalene book on the excellent Omaha Catholic radio station KVSS – Wednesday morning from 8:15-9:00 central. You can listen live at the link, and they will archive the interview at some point after […]

Mollie at Get Religion takes a closer look. She also starts off a post on scientific explanations of miracles with a great joke.

A very interesting effort in Italy The “40 hours devotion for the Church in Need”, held in 11 cities and other places across Italy, is a “marathon of prayer and information”. Now in its third edition, the “40 hours devotion” […]

Here’s the schedule. That evening, the Easter Triduum will begin at the Basilica of St. John Lateran at 5.30 p.m. with the Mass of Our Lord’s Last Supper, presided at by the Holy Father. During the liturgy, the Pope will […]

At Beliefnet, two different views on the impact on ultimately impact of the South Dakota aboriton law.

Go read the Catholic Report for an interview of some folks involved with FOCUS, a college campus ministry group that’s had great success in helping young people discern God’s call.