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January 1, 1970 Archives

Christianity Today presents its list – good stuff, including Dwelling Places, the novel by Vinita Hampton Wright, my frequent editor at Loyola. Speaking of books, Jesus of Nazareth has now sold 1.5 million copies. It’s #20 at Amazon, and if […]

The kidnapped Chaldean priest was freed. Cracking down in China: Word came down from the central government in Beijing that it was time to strengthen enforcement of China‘s one-child policy. In response, people here said, birth control bureaucrats showed up […]

The Pope brings out his summertime cappello romano, or the saturno. Fr. Z. reports there were 50,000 present at the General Audience today. Teresa translates the message, which recapped the Brazil trip: My trip was, above all, an act of […]