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January 1, 1970 Archives

Good news from Peru: As pastor of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, which sits more than two miles high on a windswept Andean plain, Maryknoll Father Edmund Cookson has spent decades fighting malnutrition among impoverished farm families. He has […]

We talk about catechesis a lot here, and are fairly conversant in what’s happening. Over the past ten years or so, the US bishops have, on paper, taken a more pro-active role in textbook content. There is an Ad Hoc […]

Lots of good stuff over at the Shrine of the Holy Whapping these days – Drew has some excellent historical posts, including a lengthy quote from Ratzinger on Charles Borromeo and true reform, and several really interesting architectural posts from […]

There’s an article in a recent issue of Newsweek about a small movement among some Protestants that is totally, absolutely against any kind of contraception or even fertility awareness and conscious birth spacing. Mollie at Get Religion blogs on the […]

Sandro Magister very helpfully pulls together what the Pope has said recently to Swiss and German bishops, detecting a theme: In the second of his two addresses to the Swiss bishops on their “ad limina” visit, Benedict XVI replied to […]

Thoughts from Archbishop Rowan Williams: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has reopened the debate on women priests by suggesting that the Anglican Church may one day "think again" about the issue. Speaking a week before his first official […]