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How We’ve Grown

April 29, 2011 Diogenes 0

Former Notre Dame president Father Theodore Hesburgh, that venerable fraud, gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal in late September in which he expressed himself on questions of topical import. Addressing the “leadership” issue, […]

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Analysis

“Nuts”

April 29, 2011 Father Jerry J. Pokorsky 0

On December 22, 1944, during World War II, German forces encircled the city of Bastogne at the Battle of the Bulge and issued a demand for surrender. American General Anthony McAuliffe’s one-word written reply became […]

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A Nose for the News

April 29, 2011 Diogenes 0

Ernest Hemingway said that a successful journalist must have a built-in, shock-proof nonsensedetector. (He didn’t actually use the word “nonsense” in his formulation. But then Hemingway didn’t write for a Catholic magazine.) During the last […]

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Special Report

The Ark of the West

April 29, 2011 Annemarie S. Muth 0

In 1998, Pope John Paul II designated the Abbey of Sao Sebastiao (St. Sebastian) in Salvador, Brazil an “archabbey” in recognition of its more than 400 years of service to the Church. St. Sebastian is […]

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Special Report

Three Years After Summorum Pontificum

April 29, 2011 Michael J. Miller 0

In his letter accompanying the 2007 motu proprio Summorum Pontificum, Pope Benedict XVI invited the bishops of the world to report in three years on their experiences in implementing the new liturgical legislation, which is […]

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Special Report

Who Runs Catholic Healthcare West?

April 29, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

From the earliest days of his presidency, Barack Obama has never missed an opportunity to decry the high salaries and bonuses awarded to those he often calls “the fat cats” on Wall Street. Never once […]

News

End of an Era?

April 29, 2011 Michael J. Miller 0

The September 28 national elections in Austria shattered the weakened, feuding Grand Coalition that had governed for decades. One out of every seven Austrians who voted in 2006 for the two major parties—the center-left Social […]

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A Remedy for America’s Healthcare Crisis

April 29, 2011 Elenor K. Schoen 0

The advertising by the American Association of Retired Persons during the Democratic and Republican conventions echoed the constant refrain of politicians and advocacy groups that say our healthcare system “is broken.” Patient advocacy is suffering […]

Interview

An Athlete for Christ

April 29, 2011 Joseph Filice Previtali 0

It isn’t often that a man’s entrance into the seminary makes the front page of ESPN.com. Yet, on July 15, 2008, Chase Hilgenbrinck’s decision to retire from the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer […]