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Sobering photos

Sometimes when I hear talk, often vapid, about the New Evangelization, I cynically wonder when it was that we completed the Old Evangelization.
On the other hand, we are living in a post-Christian era, most of us in countries that were clearly … Continue reading

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Bp. Tobin of Providence reacts to passage of same-sex “marriage” legislation

His Excellency Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of Providence has issued a pastoral letter to the people of the diocese entrusted to him.  He reacts to the passage of same-sex “marriage” legislation for Rhode Island… a state which once … Continue reading

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Will entrenched Curia mandarins allow Greg Burke to do his job?

At CWR there is an article about the appointment of my friend Greg Burke as the Holy See’s new “director of communications”.
My emphases and comments.
The Vatican’s real communication problem
Greg Burke is an excellent choice for a tough assignment. But will he be … Continue reading

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