Daily Archives: March 5, 2009

Evolution conference off to roaring start

ROME — Normally when the Vatican or a pontifical university sponsors a conference within its walls, you’d be pretty lucky to see any footage of it on the nightly news. Mostly it’s just us Catholic journalists who haunt those halls, sitting hunched over … Continue reading

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More from Archbishop Naumann on the Sebelius HHS nomination

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kan., has been questioning Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, a Catholic, for her support of legalized abortion for a year and a half now, and he has asked her on at least two occasions not to present … Continue reading

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Center enriches lives of medically fragile youngsters

“Medically fragile, but spiritually powerful: Center enriches kids’ lives” is the headline on a story this week in the Catholic Sentinel, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Portland, Ore. Laughter and social interaction for the youngsters under their care are top priorities for staff … Continue reading

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Got any good Dorothy Day letters?

Marquette University special collections archivist Phil Runkel is looking for original letters from Catholic Worker co-founder Dorothy Day. He’s collecting the letters for possible inclusion in a volume being edited by Robert Ellsberg, who published “The Duties of Delight: The … Continue reading

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