Daily Archives: September 29, 2009

Enough church stats to keep any numbers geek happy

Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, known as CARA, now has a blog that digs into the whys and wherefores of statistical reports on the church. For instance, a recent post compares data on how often Catholics … Continue reading

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The Holy Pony Express

VATICAN CITY — When the Vatican press office has an important letter, document or package to pick up or drop off, it uses its own private courier service. The Vatican office had been using a car, but somehow it was decided to substitute … Continue reading

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Year for Priests: Keeping the focus on Jesus’ compassion

By Paulist Father Tom Holahan One in a series ROME — Last night I was shocked when, discussing the recently restored version of “Godfather III,” no one agreed that the church was treated unfairly. While the story touches on the … Continue reading

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