Monthly Archives: August 2008

Leaving it all on the field — or in the clubhouse

If sports is indeed like life, then the role of faith in that endeavor can be every bit as prickly a question. The GetReligion blog posted a somewhat lengthy examination of the praying-before-games situation. And please, no quotes from the … Continue reading

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Update on fallout from California ‘Bodies’ exhibit

Here’s an update on the continuing fallout from the “Bodies” exhibitions that have been on display in Kansas City, Mo., and California as well as other places in the United States. The California Legislature has taken the matter into its … Continue reading

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Project to build Catholic home for dying moving ahead in Oregon

Here’s an interesting story from the Catholic Sentinel, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Portland, Ore., regarding a project involving a Catholic home for the dying in northeast Portland. The subject of death with dignity continues as a front-burner topic in … Continue reading

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Dan Schutte talks about ‘You Are Near’

Dan Schutte, who wrote the liturgical song “You Are Near” while a member of the St. Louis Jesuits, talks about how he came to write the song in a posting on the blog The Deacon’s Bench. The song is getting lots … Continue reading

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‘Harry and Louise’ are back, with a Catholic-endorsed message

Harry and Louise are back, and this time the Catholic Health Association is among the groups endorsing their message on health care reform. The fictional couple, whose 1993-94 television ads financed by the Health Insurance Association of America helped to defeat the … Continue reading

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How Cardinal O’Malley dealt with clergy sex abuse crisis

To mark the fifth anniversary of Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley’s installation as archbishop of Boston, a guest columnist for The Pilot, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston, details how the prelate began his tenure by focusing on the clergy sexual abuse … Continue reading

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Controversy over ‘Bodies’ exhibits continues

In its blog, The Catholic Key, newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., reports that the controversial “Bodies” exhibits continue to raise eyebrows. The company that organizes the exhibits of “plastinated bodies” of dead people from China has said that all of … Continue reading

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