Monthly Archives: December 2010

Now playing on a computer near you …

Check this out: Staffers at  The Catholic Review, newspaper of the Baltimore Archdiocese, star in a YouTube video — a production with some Hollywood flair promoting their new blogs, which are daily updates from the newsroom. About the blogs, the paper … Continue reading

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Bows and arrows and cell phones

Editor’s Note: Paul Jeffrey, a CNS stringer, traveled to  Southern Sudan in November to report on and photograph preparations  for the January referendum on independence. He filed this blog on the intersection of modern technology and traditional communication. YAMBIO, Southern … Continue reading

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Christmas, butter and gingerbread

In the Diocese of Des Moines, Iowa, Catholic Charities is raising awareness of the plight of the homeless this holiday season. The agency’s strategy includes drawing on a longtime Iowa State Fair tradition, writes Anne Marie Cox, editor of  The Catholic Mirror, … Continue reading

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Salt + Light Television interviews Archbishop Dolan

Our friends and collaborators at Salt + Light Television, the Canadian national Catholic TV channel, premiered an interview on Sunday night with New York Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, the newly elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Conducted … Continue reading

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Catholic Worker dentist ends service on LA’s Skid Row

For 18 years dentist Rich Meehan has offered free dental services to homeless people and others who call Los Angeles’ Skid Row neighborhood home. Volunteering at the Los Angeles Catholic Worker dental clinic at East Sixth Street and Gladys Avenue, … Continue reading

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Christmas planning? Check liturgical calendar first

Although it’s been looking a lot like Christmas for quite some time at shopping malls and stores, the Catholic Church offers a reminder about when the season officially begins. According to the liturgical calendar, it starts Dec. 24 and ends in early … Continue reading

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30 years ago in El Salvador

Mike Lanchin, a former CNS stringer in El Salvador, is now a reporter for the BBC in London. In today’s edition of the BBC’s “Witness” report, Mike talked to Sister Patricia Murray, who was in El Salvador when the four … Continue reading

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