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January 1, 1970 Archives

What they said about Limbo

posted by awelborn

Fr. Bruno Forte reports on the discussions of the International Theological Commission: The conclusions reached by the commission, which is only a consultative body, will be more thoroughly explained in a future paper. In the meantime, the highlights were presented […]

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OD in Houston

posted by awelborn

Bill Cork has  thoughts on the visit of Bishop Javier Echevarria, the Prelate of Opus Dei, to Houston (over 2000 heard him speak) Last week Bishop Javier Echevarria, the Prelate of Opus Dei, visited Houston. Over 2000 people were present […]

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Dare we call it a blog?

posted by awelborn

John Allen reports that the format of his online presence at NCR(eporter) will soon change a bit: The new format, however, is the tip of the iceberg. In fairly short order, there will be an entirely new "John Allen" page […]

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But…did he ditch Limbo???

posted by awelborn

in order to appeal to the unwashed masses? I mean…that’s what the Times said he was going to do…isn’t it? Er, no. In his – extemporaneous – homily this morning at Mass with the members of the International Theological Commission, […]

Dialogue

posted by awelborn

Via Papa Ratzinger Forum, an interview from yesterday’s Corriere della Sera with Cardinal Poupard, the President of the Pontifical Council of Interreligious Dialogue: There have been commentators who say the Pope intends to eliminate the Council for Inter-Religious Dialog of […]

Another World Series…

posted by awelborn

The World Series of Catholic Theologians, sponsored by Katerina and Michael of Evangelical Catholicism. Competition starts Friday evening…

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

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
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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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