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January 1, 1970 Archives

Two hilltop shots. This is not the greatest, but my camera battery was flashing red, so I was at the point at which I could only turn it on for about 1.7 seconds.  Therefore it was basically all about flicking […]

Divisions within Catholicism have been a frequent subject here.  In contemporary American Catholicism, ideology often trumps Christ, something Pope Benedict himself noted on his visit last spring: I ask you, in the Lord Jesus, to set aside all division and […]

The Protestant Cemetery in Rome is a different place. Different than the ancient monuments, the Baroque churches, the bustling commercial life. Tucked away behind the Pyramid of Cestius, it is lush and crowded with slabs of silent stone remembering the […]