Monthly Archives: November 2008

Liveblog: U.S. bishops’ Tuesday afternoon session

(If you’ve opened this page mid-session, make sure you refresh your browser often to get the latest updates.) We continue our grand experiment: liveblogging of the public sessions of the U.S. bishops’ fall general meeting in Baltimore. (Earlier sessions here, … Continue reading

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“Solidarity at a Time of Economic Crisis”

The new statement on the economy approved by the bishops this morning and issued in the name of Cardinal Francis George, USCCB president, has not yet been posted on the USCCB Web site, but here is an unofficial version: As … Continue reading

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Liveblog: U.S. bishops’ Tuesday morning session

(If you’ve opened this page mid-session, make sure you refresh your browser often to get the latest updates.) We continue our grand experiment: liveblogging of the public sessions of the U.S. bishops’ fall general meeting in Baltimore. (Earlier sessions here … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Jesus’ farewell discourse

By Father Scott M. Lewis, SJ Special to Catholic News Service After the supper (described in the Gospel of John, chapters 13-17), Jesus gives a long farewell discourse reminiscent of the sort of teachings that great philosophers and religious figures … Continue reading

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More on today’s bishops’ meeting sessions

SECOND UPDATE: We’ve also moved this story on the missal-translation issue: Bishops again take up section of missal translation rejected in June UPDATE: Cardinal Cordes (see previous post) also spoke yesterday on the papal encyclical “Deus Caritas Est.” Here’s our … Continue reading

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Liveblog: U.S. bishops’ Monday afternoon session

(If you’ve opened this page mid-session, make sure you refresh your browser often to get the latest updates.) Continuing our experiment with liveblogging the bishops’ general meeting, here’s this afternoon’s session. (Click here for Monday morning.) 2:40 p.m.: Again, that’s … Continue reading

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Dorothy Day’s birthday

Author Jim Forest sent along a reminder that Nov. 8 was the birthday of Catholic Worker co-founder Dorothy Day. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1897. Forest, who has written extensively about Day’s life and his experiences of life … Continue reading

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