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January 1, 1970 Archives

Or….the Chastity Rome-Chick Blues. From Dawn Eden, of course!

Aid to the Church in Need will help out: Catholic aid organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has announced it will provide financial assistance for an effort by the Patriarch of Venice to provide an Arabic-language translation of […]

really slow news day…

I didn’t watch LOST last night. I sort of forgot until too close to the end. Katie’s in the frantic last days of Into the Woods rehearsal, so she’s not home in the evenings, and without her every-20-minute "Lost is […]

A notice: The Orestes Brownson Council ( of theUniversity of Notre Dame will be sponsoring a solemn Latin RequiemMass, celebrated according to the Pauline rite, with full Gregorianchant performed by the Notre Dame Gregorian Schola. The Mass iscosponsored by People […]

The new Weekly Standard has a review  of volume IX of Newman’s collected letters. (Which is interesting because this apparently was released in May, and volume X, which covers the final two years of his life as an Anglican, is […]

Get this: The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey of Clifton, has been banned from one of the oldest cathedrals in Britain after accusations that he has become an “instrument of disunity”. Lord Carey, who has become a champion of […]

Turkish Prime Minister to Estonia: In late September, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters that when Pope Benedict XVI visits his country later this month, he would “set him straight” with regard to his views on Islam. In […]

On the "Vatican permission" received by that Quebecois priest: The Diocese of Joliette has issued a press release after the mainstream media erroneously reported that the Vatican had given permission for a Catholic priest who supports abortion and homosexual ‘marriage’ […]

A review of a new book: Who doesn’t know the difference between right and wrong? Yet that essential knowledge, generally assumed to come from parental teaching or religious or legal instruction, could turn out to have a quite different origin. […]