Daily Archives: January 16, 2009

“I said about five Our Fathers, five Hail Marys and we hit the water”

The blog of the National Catholic Register has a Catholic angle on yesterday’s “Miracle on the Hudson.”

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What does the church teach about torture?

With a new administration about to take over at the White House, all of Washington is wondering how the issue of torture will be shaped by President Obama next week. A good summation of Catholic teaching on torture was posted … Continue reading

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In transition

Since the presidential election, I’ve been to four events at the National Press Club — press conference, symposium, what have you — and all four have been standing-room only.  Speakers at all four events — covering issues ranging from poverty to the Federal … Continue reading

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Pope thanks police officers and their families

VATICAN CITY — When Pope Benedict XVI met yesterday with members of the Italian state police unit responsible for Italy’s border with the Vatican, he thanked them, of course. But he also thanked their spouses and children. The officers’ families, … Continue reading

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