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January 1, 1970 Archives

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Coming to the Vatican in the next few weeks Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams on 11/23 Greek Orthodox Patriarch Archbishop Christodoulos Archbishop Christodoulos’ Dec. 14 visit will be the first ever official visit by a Greek church leader to the Vatican, […]

CNS story about Italian businesses: Perhaps it is not so unusual that the Vatican, surrounded by Italy, named a parking garage after a saint. A recent nationwide study by the Milan Chamber of Commerce showed that some 21,000 Italian companies […]

Admits to buying drugs, but denies using and sex. (That’s the headline at the Colorado Springs Gazette – the actual page, though, is either loading very slowly or not coming up at all – I imagine traffic is VERY heavy.) […]

Gerald has the goods. Let your inner child come out to play…For those newly arrived at Corpus Christi since last October31st you may not be aware of our most wonderfulcelebration of Halloween on the weekend PRIOR toOctober 31st…which this year […]

Long-time readers know that I occasionally drag out this feature, in which I ask readers to share their experiences at Mass, focusing primarily on music, homilies and anything "special" that went on. As much as possible, we try to keep […]

Vatican says that Turkish PM’s absence not a problem: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan might be absent from the country during Benedict XVI’s visit, to attend a NATO summit in Latvia. Amid media speculation about Erdogan’s absence, the Vatican […]

Yesterday, Pope Benedict prayed at the tombs of several previous Popes, in the crypt under St. Peter’s, the Vatican Grottos: Pius XII Paul VI John Paul I John Paul II Then today, he headed over to the Pontifical Gregorian University […]

You all have heard about the bizareness related to Rev. Ted Haggard, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (well, make that former president) and pastor of the New Life Church megachurch in Colorado Springs. He has been accused of […]

Into the Great Silence – the German documentary about Carthusians, which has received rave reviews and drawn big audiences in Europe, finally has a US distributor. In addition, Zeitgeist films has acquired the U.S. distribution rights for the film Into […]