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January 1, 1970 Archives

The schedule: The Holy Father will depart from Rome’s Fiumicino airport at 8.40 a.m. on Thursday, May 25, arriving in Warsaw at 11 a.m. Following the welcome ceremony, he will hold a meeting with clergy in the cathedral of St. […]

A piece on Frances’ (relatively) high birthrate Researchers admit that their understanding of the relatively high French birth rate still retains a degree of mystery. "For every rule you can come up with you find an exception," said Grant. Pison […]

Enjoy the Prom! And let’s take you to see a movie afterwards! Yup. I heard about this several weeks ago, and it’s finally made the papers. A group of Carroll High School parents is outraged that the school’s parent organization […]

A Notre Dame alumna writes: I graduated from Notre Dame in 2004. At that time "The Vagina Monologues" was just beginning to reach its zenith on our campus. I particularly remember a day in LaFortune when I was studying for […]

New post up. I think. It’s not showing yet, but should be there soon. In which we address the question, "But I appreciate the way The Da Vinci Code" brings faith and fiction together! It’s so intriguing and enriching!"

A new website: On January 22, 1973, The United States Supreme Court legalized abortion on demand. The decision is called Roe vs. Wade. We call it Death Roe. About one fourth of our generation has already been wiped out, and […]

For individuals and parishes, here on a webpage of mine – descriptions, etc. 2 books, one booklet, and one pamphlet. Or go directly to the source at the OSV page.

First via American Papist, and other places – a Tonight Show spoof commericial of our IPope. (And to Leno’s amused credulity that there’s such a thing as Vatican Radio – yeah, since 1931, with the groundwork begun in 1925. From […]

John Allen says a document is being discussed – but there is no "official" document until the Pope approves of course. forthcoming Vatican document is set to state that use of condoms by a married couple, where one partner is […]

I went to Mass recently. Daily Mass. About 40 people there. A priest and 2 servers. The priest told no jokes, did not even say "good afternoon," obviously clear on what "Greeting" means in the rite. He spoke clearly, was […]