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January 1, 1970 Archives

I’m working on a project at the moment, one that I need to finish in the next couple of weeks or so. (3 down…9 to go!) That’s why I’m being such a bad blogger. But that’s not the only thing […]

An entire blog dedicated to them: Only one so far – and the recipient might surprise you. (But perhaps not!)

Today’s the day for the ordination-on-the-river, and props to the Diocese of Pittsburgh for not ignoring it, for offering a thorough, grounded Q & A on the matter Isn’t denial of the sacraments and excommunication extreme? The church doesn’t excommunicate […]

Thanks to Clare in the comments for pointing out this story: I think the situation is that a parish that was, in the words of one, "free-wheeling" and dominated by a sympathy with the cause of the Aboriginal peoples was […]

A few articles from over the weekend: Charlotte Hays on NOW’s 40th anniversary celebration: For me, the most memorable session was the one entitled "Feminist Media Reform." Although two NOW employees spoke, along with Kathy Bonk, a well-known feminist media […]

Sitting up The head of Chicago’s Roman Catholic Archdiocese was improving at Loyola University Medical Center, according to his spokeswoman, Colleen Dolan. George sat up for two hours in a chair Sunday. "He’s getting a little tired doing it, but […]

Muted Meanwhile, the Holocaust project, to be adapted from a little-known 1998 memoir called "Flory: Survival in the Valley of Death," which recounts the experiences of a young Dutch Jew during World War II, is in the early stages. An […]