Daily Archives: December 8, 2008

Vatican Christmas tree to be recycled for toys

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican will recycle its Christmas tree — and not for firewood, paper or mulch. It will be turned into wooden toys, toy chests, benches and other things that children can decorate and use. Yesterday’s edition of … Continue reading

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“Would you kill someone for a flat panel HDTV at half price?”

That was the lede sentence in a commentary in Our Sunday Visitor by Greg Erlandson. Headlined “Advent on the Precipice,” Erlandson recalls the “Black Friday” death of a Wal-Mart employee trampled by onrushing bargain-hunters and notes the importance of getting … Continue reading

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Update: Another reminiscence on Chicago school fire

Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta, one of the four “Chicago guys” we wrote about in this blog last week, also wrote a column in The Georgia Bulletin in Atlanta of his own memories of the Our Lady of the … Continue reading

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