Monthly Archives: November 2007

A Catholic college quiz (and more fun with puns)

Quick quiz: Name the Catholic college that is about to add an air traffic controller degree program to its academic offerings. The answer is right here. (Hint: It’s near O’Hare.) (Pun warning: Headline says “air traffic training program set for … Continue reading

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Cardinal Foley takes possession of a piece of history

It was standing room only on Rome’s Palatine Hill when Cardinal John P. Foley took possession of his “titular” church Tuesday evening. Every new cardinal gets one, to underline their new connection with the Diocese of Rome. The Church of St. Sebastian … Continue reading

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More on the cardinal and the camel

Yesterday, dotCommonweal had a nice post on last weekend’s consistory, including a link to our earlier piece on Cardinal John Foley, which recounted the story when the young priest-editor took a photo of his boss, Cardinal John Krol, astride a camel … Continue reading

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New TV series puts the brothers Dolan on air together

One is a Milwaukee radio and TV personality, the other is the local archbishop. And now the two brothers — Bob Dolan and Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan — are together on a weekly Saturday TV program in Milwaukee called “Living … Continue reading

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Also worth noting …

Oldies but goodies from around clientland that have been piling up in my virtual inbox: Florida religious leaders urge peaceful resolution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict (Florida Catholic) Good, happy priests — best way to promote vocations (Long Island Catholic) Latin Mass … Continue reading

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NAC scores first victory in Clericus Cup

The North American College scored its first victory of the 2007-08 Clericus Cup season with a 4-0 win over the French College. (Deja vu? See last season’s 4-0 win.) Even though the U.S. team’s seminarians and priests had been running all week hosting … Continue reading

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This week in Origins

Here’s the rundown for the latest edition of Origins: CNS Documentary Service dated Nov. 29: The U.S. bishops’ quadrennial statement on politics and elections, “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship: A Call to Political Responsibility from the Catholic Bishops of the … Continue reading

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