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Pope and Patriarch A Flickr Page from contributers to the Pope and Patriarch Blog Jim Geraghty at NRO It is unlikely that Turkey will have a warm-and-fuzzy attitude towards Christianity in our lifetime; or at least not for a while […]

There’s a Gregorian Chant workshop at the Cathedral this coming Saturday, underwritten by the Archdiocese, so there’s no charge!

They’re not up on the Vatican website yet, but trusty Vatican Radio has transcripts of both, as well as reports on the visit so far.

Allen: Yet in his later address to the diplomatic corps in Turkey, Benedict returned to the two themes which have formed the core of his message to Muslims: the need to reject terrorism, and the need for “reciprocity,” meaning religious […]

The Pope is speaking to the group with the President of Religoius Affairs. I mention it because he’s speaking in ENGLISH and you can watch and listen and not have to wait days for a translation…. The Vatican television link. […]

The American Papist saw it – But now a couple of the flaws (or more softly, insufficiencies) I found. The movie seems undecided which way it wants to go. On the one hand it wants the deep drama associated with […]

At First Things, Wesley Smith compares attitudes: Simon Barnes’ towards his Downs Syndrome son (blogged here last week) and Peter Singer’s toward..a lot of people. What a stark difference between the attitudes of these two men toward the weakest and […]

Keep your eye on American Papist and Papa Ratzinger Forum So far, the Pope has met with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (in which he voiced his support for Turkey’s entrance into the EU) at the airport, visited the […]

Complete tables of contents here. Note – these are hardcover books, and very nicely designed. They’re also different from most other saints books in that they are thematically arranged, rather than simply chronologically or alphabetically. The Heroes book includes, besides […]

Perhaps you saw this on Drudge: A public Christmas festival is no place for the Christmas story, the city says. Officials have asked organizers of a downtown Christmas festival, the German Christkindlmarket, to reconsider using a movie studio as a […]