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January 1, 1970 Archives

This WSJ piece looks at the divisions that embracing the Saddlebrook model can bring to a church. (The article verges on the edge of conflating a lot of varied forces – not every casually-dressed preacher is a Warren-wannabee, and the […]

A Globe article on the great lengths some Catholic high schools in Boston are going to to attract students: Catholic high schools in the Boston area are vying for what school administrators call “curb appeal" to woo families in an […]

This is unfinished, but you get the point – it will be seen by Benedict on his flight into Munich: Keep your eye on this thread at the Papa Ratzinger Forum for news about Benedict’s trip to Bavaria, which will […]

As you know, the Pope met with his former students this past weekend to listen to papers and discuss the theory of evolution and Christian faith. Not much word yet about what was said, but Cardinal Schoenborn did say good […]

In this past issue of the UK Tablet, their Vatican correspondent Robert Mickens attempts to score by tying together the Pope’s recent words encouraging his listeners to not be seduced by activism for the sake of activism and retain a […]

Today is the memorial of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta. One ceremony in India: Mother Teresa Chowk – where the Fest Day function was held – is in the centre of the city.  It is a strategic location: behind the […]

Dennis Doyle of Dayton U. has a subtly pained piece up at Commonweal about the younger people around him – including his own son – who have drifted to the "I’m spiritual, but not religious" route. The paradigm is a […]