Daily Archives: March 17, 2010

What’s so wrong with the Hyde amendment?

There are so many issues in the health care debate, you need a scorecard to keep up with them. One that keeps many people scratching their heads is what’s so wrong with the Hyde amendment? As Mercy Sister Mary Ann … Continue reading

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Book captures spirit of the Irish

It may be March and it may already be St. Patrick’s Day — but it is just the right time to catch up on a December feature on a book about the Irish, written by John Shaughnessy, assistant editor of  The Criterion, … Continue reading

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Celebrating St. Patrick and the San Patricios

After putting the corned beef in the Crock-Pot and digging out my silly leprechaun socks, I was in an Irish frame of mind this morning when I stopped in at my neighborhood Starbucks. My eye caught on a new CD by the … Continue reading

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U.S. health care owes much to religious orders

As U.S. health care reform moves into the congressional home stretch, it’s as good of a time as any to remember that organized health care in America owes much to Catholic religious orders, and most of those are religious orders of … Continue reading

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Pope will sign letter to Irish Catholics Friday

UPDATE: The Vatican has announced the letter will be published Saturday. VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI said today that Friday he will sign his letter to the Catholics of Ireland on the sex abuse crisis and “send it soon … Continue reading

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