Monthly Archives: February 2009

Food for thought for Lent

With Lent almost upon us, the latest edition of the Arkansas Catholic in the Diocese of Little Rock has two articles you might find interesting: — Instead of just giving the rules for Lenten fasting, the paper talked to Scripture … Continue reading

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Film prof’s take on ‘Slumdog’

By the time I got hold of  David Schaefer, a communication arts professor for the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, it was 11:15 a.m. Eastern Standard Time — but 12:15 a.m. Singapore local time on Tuesday the 24th.  Schaefer has been … Continue reading

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Who gets the tips …

During her Feb. 21 presentation at the Catholic Labor Network’s Washington luncheon on wage theft, Kim Bobo, head of the Chicag-based group Interfaith Worker Justice, told of her surprise at learning that at her favorite restaurant if she left a tip for the server … Continue reading

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A mother’s prediction: “He’ll be a cardinal”

Sam Lucero, editor of The Compass in the Diocese of Green Bay, Wis., told a tale about Archbishop Timothy Dolan’s mother a couple weeks ago when speculation was rife that the Milwaukee archbishop would be named Cardinal Edward M. Egan’s … Continue reading

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Double standard at the Vatican?

VATICAN CITY — Following up on Paul Haring’s post below and the comments in response, it was in fact striking to compare the Vatican’s very different treatment this past week of two political leaders who support legal abortion: Speaker of the … Continue reading

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Did Pelosi’s meeting with the pope really happen?

If there are no photos, it didn’t really happen. As a professional photographer, it’s natural for me to obsess about photos and occasionally joke about how if there are no photos of an event, it didn’t happen. When Speaker of … Continue reading

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Colorado teens urged to replace cruelty with kindness

I’ve always said that middle school was one of the biggest hurdles I’ve had to get through in life. Your body is making all of these changes, newly raging hormones are unfamiliar to you, and some of your peers seem … Continue reading

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