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January 1, 1970 Archives

Endowing a Human Rights Chair for a proponent of abortion makes no sense anywhere. But especially at a Catholic university. When the honoree is a priest. Georgetown University Law Center has named a human rights chair for a controversial priest […]

…not not that indult. Another one: Catholic News Service reports: At the direction of Pope Benedict XVI, extraordinary ministers of holy Communion will no longer be permitted to assist in the purification of the sacred vessels at Masses in the […]

People are having trouble commenting. Believe it or not, considering the number of comments we’ve had today. All I know is that Typepad is doing an upgrade – always bad news. Keep trying to commment, but COPY YOUR COMMENT TO […]

Jeremy Lott reviews Fr. Charles Curran’s autobiography: Read it – (the review, that is). Good stuff, and one pities Lott for having to take on the book. What’s interesting is Curran admitting that he and his supporters worked very hard […]

The October issue of First Things contains a very long piece by Jody Bottum: “When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano: Catholic Culture in America.” Here’s the piece. I spent a couple of weeks mulling this piece, trying to figure […]

Scottish composer James MacMillan’s article in a magazine called Open House was reported on a couple of weeks ago – but it’s taken this long for the actual article to find its way online. I’m going to pull quotes from […]

Cardinal Egan sends a letter: Cardinal Edward Egan, in a letter sent to the priests of New York, appears to blame the recent anonymous criticism of his leadership on dissatisfaction with his handling of sex-abuse cases involving priests. In the […]

Zenit’s posting a transcript. Part 1 is up, part 2 will be up early this evening, I’d imagine. More Dawkins from the past week or so: Stephen Barr at First Things: As one moves deeper into nature—to levels about which […]