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January 1, 1970 Archives

A new website/ministry from a Pennsylvania priest. Sharp. He’s Fr. Larry Richards who apparently also has a show on Relevant Radio A press release about the launch.

Clarifications on the Rove/Hudson/exorcism/blessing Hudson says he didn’t say it was an exorcism. Authors who interviewed him say well, maybe not, but it wasn’t a joke, either: Hillary, Rove joked, was a reason the place needed to be purged of […]

In the NYSun, a review of the St. John’s Bible – the handwritten, calligraphied, illuminated copy of the Bible being done under the auspices of St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville. Portions of the Bible are touring the country – the […]

"You get what you get and you don’t throw a fit" Thanks, Mrs. Kindergarten Teacher…we needed to learn that around here. Catchy, too!

Good news! When John Stollenwerk sold Allen-Edmonds Shoe Company in July, he reaped the benefits of a good investment. He bought the company in 1980 for $1.3 million and sold it 26 years later for about $100 million. If Stollenwerk’s […]

At First Things. Jody Bottum offers a lovely appreciation of J.F. Powers: The question is why these books have faded away. Oh, they ought to be in print somewhere, and the literary critics Peter Parker and Frank Kermode were blind […]

Whew. What a week. My daughter, a freshman in high school, is all hepped up on drama. She’s been in a few local youth theater productions (monkey in Jungle Book, Oompa-Loompa in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. All the great […]

Some are hoping: Cardinal Otunga, who enjoyed a widespread reputation for holiness, died on September 6, 2003. Ordinarily the Church would require five years to elapse before a cause was opened. But his successor, Archbishop Ndingi Mwana’a Nzeki of Nairobi, […]

The new commission, mentioned here a few months ago, is a go: The steady influx of pilgrims to Medjugorje is "a phenomenon that must be taken seriously," Msgr. Zovkic said. The faithful who come to Medjugorje to receive the sacraments […]

More from the Archdiocese of Milwaukee: The Archdiocese of Milwaukee plans to keep fighting a $16.8 million damage award, upheld on appeal Wednesday, for an 85-year-old man who was severely injured when his car was hit by a vehicle driven […]

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