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So today we went to the Zoo – the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. For a couple of years there we were zoo fiends, going once a week during the summer, but I suppose MIchael’s birth and various travels last year […]

Fr. Dwight Longenecker has a strong post on superstition among Christians, Catholics and Protestant alike.

From Inside the Vatican, a thorough report on the Bush-Benedict meeting, along with some of Pope Benedict’s other activities of the day, reflecting the Big Picture: So Benedict left a meeting with Bush to give a speech to North African […]

Medjugorje pilgrims hurt A bus carrying mostly southeastern Wisconsin Catholics to a shrine in southern Bosnia veered to avoid a jackknifed truck and plunged at least 40 feet into a ravine outside Sarajevo on Monday, injuring 27 of the 34 […]

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Many commenters have pulled what they think are the emblematic Sopranos quotes – for me it was always the title of this post, uttered by at least one character at every funeral (after the envelopes) and often after every tragedy. […]

..you might run into Archbishop Rowan Williams: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, will spend much of his summer sabbatical at Georgetown University sources in England and Washington confirmed today. Williams, has stayed at the Jesuit university twice previously […]

We’re off to the zoo – so any comments won’t appear ’til this afternoon.

Between Joseph (who is flipping through this, grabbed from Daddy’s office, where we’d just dropped of Chris, to be then taken on to the Indianapolis airport) and Michael who evidently has a rather reflexively negative view of humanity. Michael: He’s […]

The Pope met with a couple of groups yesterday: First, astronomers: This morning Pope Benedict received the faculty and students of the Eleventh Vatican Observatory Summer School in an audience. He exhorted the amateur astronomers to form their faith and […]