Monthly Archives: January 2008

And then there were none — or maybe one

When Rudy Giuliani officially announced his withdrawal from the race for the Republican presidential nomination yesterday, a field once crowded with Catholic candidates became nearly bereft of them. Only Republican candidate Alan Keyes remains, but he has not gained enough … Continue reading

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Keeping the faith in Catholic charity

Faced with growing pressure to dilute their Christian message, some leaders of Catholic aid agencies that operate under the Caritas umbrella have been invited to attend a spiritual retreat in order to reaffirm the link between Christian faith and charitable activity. Top officials for … Continue reading

Posted in clients, CNS, Vatican

‘We need real journalism in the church’

That’s the headline on a column this week in UCA News, the Asian church news service which has been our longtime partner and friend. And while some may assume the column is for Catholic Press Month (which we celebrate in … Continue reading

Posted in CNS, UCA News

Martyrs hanging in there, silently

With a ban on fans’ decibel levels now in place, the North American College has slipped to a third-place tie in the rankings in Rome’s Clericus Cup soccer tournament. Their 1-0 loss on Saturday to last year’s champs and soccer powerhouse, Redemptoris Mater, gives the NAC … Continue reading

Posted in CNS, Vatican

Arkansas program lets taxpayers donate to families in crisis

With tax season just around the corner for most Americans, here’s an example, courtesy of the Arkansas Catholic in Little Rock, of a partnership between a state taxing agency and a volunteer organization to funnel donations to families facing a child’s … Continue reading

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‘What non-Catholics like about Catholic schools’

That’s the intriguing headline over an equally intriguing story for this week’s Catholic Schools Week observance in the current edition of The Georgia Bulletin in Atlanta.

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Baseball, life — and Lent

As a baseball fan, I know of no better way to warm up on a cold winter’s day than to use a baseball story to talk about life — or Lent, as Joe Towalski does in this column about how … Continue reading

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