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October 17, 2007 Archives

More on the cardinals

posted by awelborn

Just a few notes from here and there: Mike Aquilina speaks highly of DiNardo: Pope Benedict named a gaggle of new cardinals today. Two are from the United States, and one of those men, Archbishop Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston (Texas), […]

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Mary Lou, indeed

posted by awelborn

Deacon Greg, who has great stuff on his blog daily, links to a CNS piece about how the Dominicans are benefitting greatly from…a Ricky Nelson song, co-written by one of their own, back in the day.

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Speaking out

posted by awelborn

Remember the Teen Pregnancy event for which Holy Cross had rented space, and event that would include workshops from NARAL and PP? Remember how Bishop McManus had strong words? Well, there’s going to be a counter event at the Cathedral. […]

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Eusebius of Vercelli

posted by awelborn

Although the focus of today’s General Audience was, naturally enough, on the announcements of the new cardinals, Benedict preceded that announcement with a continuation of his catechesis on the Greek and Latin Fathers of the Church. Today, the subject was […]

Got your new cardinals

posted by awelborn

Consistory, as widely assumed, to be on November 24: Following the November 24 concistory, the College of Cardinals will number 202 members of whom 121, under the age of 80, will be electors. Given below is a list of the […]

Mad for Manhattan

posted by awelborn

At one time or another, we all think we were born in the wrong era, perhaps twenty years or twenty centuries too late. At the very least, most of have particular places, now vanished, that we would very much like […]

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