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February 2, 2007 Archives

Mallrats

posted by awelborn

Via Gerald: An abortion clinic has opened in a mall in Vienna. A bishop responds: Salzburg’s outspoken auxiliary Bishop Andreas Laun said that the owner of the Viennese mall in which an abortion clinic just opened its doors was excommunicated […]

What did he say?

posted by awelborn

John Thavis of CNS on the pope’s ad-libbing…and the official versions. Rarely is a general audience talk interrupted by spontaneous applause, and Pope Benedict XVI seemed as surprised as anyone when the clapping began in the Vatican’s audience hall. The […]

More on that really good NYTimes Mag story..

posted by awelborn

Dave Andrusko at NRLC speaks to one of the researchers interviewed by Emily Bazelon, the author of the piece on post-abortion syndrome. I recently spoke with Dr. Priscilla Coleman who was interviewed by Ms Bazelon and briefly mentioned in the […]

Varia

posted by awelborn

St. Louis Review interviews 3 nurse-practioners on their roles in promoting and teaching NFP. Also from St. Louis, a nice story about a group of young people who Marched for Life in DC last year, were struck by the numbers […]

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There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to Michael, whom he remembered, among other things, as on

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But here's the thing.Whether or not Yates' original novel in

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, right?Well, here's a worthy recipient for your hard-

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling Episcopalians, all the better.To tell the truth, you can bl

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every minute of labor, describing the intensity of discomfor

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »


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