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January 1, 1970 Archives

Gashwin Gomes was at the farewell festivities for Cardinal Dias, blogged about here third-hand a couple of days ago.

Vatican delegation to China? A Vatican delegation has been in Beijing since last Sunday to meet with various figures of the Chinese government.   Views vary among analysts on the significance of this visit, which will last until July 1st; the […]

Rowan WIlliams’ letter, as reported by Ruth Gledhill: Rowan Williams has at last issued his letter to the primates in the wake of The Episcopal Church general convention, as TimesOnline reports on its front page. Never again can anyone accuse […]

Jody Bottum at First Things today: After four years in the Australian Imperial Forces during World War II, he settled down to become a writer—quickly establishing himself as the “boy wonder” whose radio plays were enormously popular in Australia. A […]

Vaticanista Sandro Magister on hints of things to come: Among the prelates of the Roman curia present at the concert were Marini and Liberto. But Benedict XVI’s attention was entirely dedicated to maestro Bartolucci – a vigorous 89 years old, […]

Here’s the text of the DIocese of Saginaw’s implementation of the GIRM, just sent out by Bishop Carlson. Oh, and the "Saginaw Blessing?" Buh-bye. Done very well, with the proper context of sound catechesis. The Saginaw blessing: The Saginaw blessing […]

The Chronicle of Higher Education on Patrick Reilly and the Cardinal Newman Society.