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January 1, 1970 Archives

The Pope sets the tone: Following Köhler’s words of welcome, the Pope reflected briefly on the purpose of his trip.  “Conscious of how much I have received,” Benedict said, “I have come here above all to express my deep gratitude […]

Beatification process for Bangladeshi bishop gets going: Bangladeshi Catholics have begun praying for the intercession of their first native archbishop, Mgr Theotonius Amal Ganguly, and to pray for his beatification, which would be the first of a local Catholic. Fr […]

A WaPo story on the dismaying, shocking trend for Crisis Pregnancy Centers to obtain ultrasound machines and let women see their babies! Abortion rights advocates say the proliferation of antiabortion pregnancy clinics is a dangerous trend, confusing vulnerable women by […]

An ad for this just entered my consciousness. Barbie and her dog. The dog does everything. Barbie cleans it up.

Rocco points to the very interesting nugget that Vatican Radio has broadcast a little bit of the Pope’s words to the Ontario bishops on their ad limina. The text of the adress, in case you missed it on Friday, is […]

Today begins the papal visit to his homeland of Bavaria. The official page for the visit from the German end of things. Here’s the page with EWTN’s broadcast schedule. Here’s the link to Vatican Television, which I assume will be […]

O-kay. The latest from the Church of England…(not that we RC’s have much of anything to brag about…) AN ANGLICAN CLERIC who converted to Hinduism has had his permission to officiate as a priest in the Ely diocese renewed for […]