Daily Archives: December 10, 2008

Thomas Merton, 1915-1968

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Trappist monk Thomas Merton, one of the 20th century’s most influential Catholics. His death through a freak accident in Bangkok, Thailand, came 27 years to the day he entered the Abbey … Continue reading

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Need a smile? Check this out.

People who know me say I spend way too much time on the Internet. That may be true, but it also means that I’ll find hidden gems while looking for something else, like this item from the blog of the … Continue reading

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Black Catholics and the Obama victory

No matter what one’s political leanings, it’s hard to deny the historic nature of an African-American being elected president of the United States. We explored the mixed views of black Catholics toward a pro-choice African-American candidate in a story two … Continue reading

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