Daily Archives: April 8, 2013

Fifty years ago a mad March Miracle for college hoops

Last week and this mark two of America’s great national obsessions: baseball’s Opening Day and college basketball’s Final Four. Seasons in North America — and just about everywhere — are marked as much by the hallmarks of sports as by … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Back to the crosier with crucifix

ROME — At last evening’s Mass at the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Pope Francis carried a crosier that most people associate with Blessed John Paul II. As a matter of fact, though, Pope Paul VI commissioned the work from … Continue reading

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