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January 1, 1970 Archives

People of the Book

posted by awelborn

The Pope and Henry Kissinger, today. Benedict also met with the new German ambassador to the Vatican today: Believing that each person is created in the image of God, the Catholic Church hopes all people will come to know the […]

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Notes from the Emailbox

posted by awelborn

Project Sycamore: The purpose of Project Sycamore is to provide a source of information, a means of communication, and a collective voice to Notre Dame alumni and others in the Notre Dame family who are concerned about preserving the Catholic […]

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Big bucks

posted by awelborn

This just breaking from Palm Beach…fuzzy and confusing details, but two priests have been charged with stealing 8.6 million from a parish over 40 years’ time. Two former priests at St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church in Delray Beach have been […]

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Can’t disagree

posted by awelborn

…with Cardinal Pell YOUNG Catholics are more confused about religion than other Christian groups their age. Cardinal George Pell will warn the National Catholic Education Commission’s annual conference today that young members of the church seem to regard life as […]

The Cardinal at the Gesu

posted by awelborn

Cardinal O’Malley’s blog continues – he posts a homily he gave on the feat of St. Ignatius at BC, and then shares photos and reflections of his trip to the Gesù

Interesting ecclesiology there..

posted by awelborn

As the reader who sent this said, "reminds me of the time I repudiated the ‘D" I got in Physics." Milingo’s reaction. There’s a little canonical analysis, but not nearly enough, and the Unification tie is mentioned, but barely. There’s […]

More Monday Reax

posted by awelborn

A bit more commentary on Monday’s meeting with Muslim leaders, all courtesy of Papa Ratzinger Forum: Photo thread here. Also found on that thread are photos of a very happy religious sister from yesterday’s General Audience. From Avvenire, the newspaper […]

Compendiums online

posted by awelborn

I don’t know if this just happened recently, but I just noticed that the entire text of the Compendium of the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church is online at the Vatican website. It seems to be the whole text, […]

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There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to ...

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But ...

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and ...

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling ...

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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