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January 1, 1970 Archives

NBC won’t show Madonna on the cross: NBC will still show a performance of"Live to Tell,"but use different camera angles so that Madonna isn’t seen until she gets off the cross, the network said. The pop star, whose video for"Like […]

Go here to cast your vote. Left standing as candidates for the Greatest Catholic Theologian of the past 150 years: Joseph Ratzinger Yves Congar John Henry Newman Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange Gustavo Gutierrez Aidan Nichols Henri de Lubac Hans Urs von Balthasar

From Wednesday’s General Audience – via Papa Ratzinger Forum.

An interesting exchange of legal communications over at Jimmy Akin’s blog.

Guidelines: The U.S. bishops will vote to establish norms for hymns at Mass during their annual November meeting in Baltimore, November 13-16. The new norms, which will require a two-thirds vote by the bishops and subsequent recognitio by the Holy […]

Your November bishop’s meeting. We’ll post these separately, for the sake of discussion. First, they will be discussing norms for ministry to homosexual persons: The guidelines begin with a statement of general principles, including the fundamental dignity of each person […]

I’m going to be working on that tip sheet. Part of it will have to be left open until we actually, you know…have a document. It occurred to me that the Pope will probably have a preferred way of referring […]

Over the past few days, the Italian church has been having a mega-gathering in Verona. The website for the gathering (in Italian, of course) Sandro Magister had an interesting article last week on what he said were some of the […]

Magister highlights the letter 38 Muslim scholars have written to the Pope: The authors of the letter welcome and appreciate without reservation the clarifications made by Benedict XVI after the wave of protests that issued from the Muslim world a […]

Chicago: The former pastor of a Far North Side church whose financial struggles were highlighted during a round of school closings two years ago has been charged with stealing nearly $200,000 from the parish’s coffers to pamper himself, officials said […]