Interview

The Origins of the “New Nun”

May 1, 2011 CWR Staff 0

Interview by CWR Staff Sister of Mercy of the Americas, Sister Dolores Liptak, Ph.D., is a well-respected scholar of American Catholic Church history. The author of five books and editor of several more on topics […]

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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 […]

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Look Forward and Upward

April 29, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Bishop Robert Vasa has served as bishop of Baker, Oregon since 2000. On January 24, the Vatican announced that he will serve as coadjutor bishop for the Diocese of Santa Rosa, California. Bishop Vasa will […]

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Doorways for the Devil

April 29, 2011 Brian O'Neel 0

Just prior to the November 2010 meeting of the United States bishops in Baltimore, Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois announced he would host a two-day conference on exorcism. More than 50 bishops and […]

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Proclaiming Christian Values in Society

April 28, 2011 CWR Staff 0

Kath.net: For years there have been speculations about a papal trip to Moscow. Both Benedict XVI and [Russian Orthodox Patriarch] Kirill have indicated that such an undertaking cannot be the beginning but only a substantial […]

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On Bended Knee

April 28, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Bishop Edward Slattery, 70, was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He was the second of seven children; his father was a fireman. He attended Catholic schools, and at a young age discerned a vocation […]

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Rediscovering Courage and Conviction

April 28, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island, was born and reared in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the youngest of four children from an observant Catholic home, and his father was a manager at Sears, […]

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Something of Heaven

April 27, 2011 George Neumayr 0

Some of the most popular musicians in Europe today are not rock stars but contemplative monks. Last February, Universal Music signed the monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz, a 12th-century monastery in the Vienna woods in Austria, […]

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At the October Synod

April 27, 2011 Thomas P. Harmon 0

The 12th Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops took place at the Vatican October 5-26, reflecting on the theme “The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church.” In addition to […]

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The Theology of Extinction

April 27, 2011 Jeremy Lott 0

Philip Jenkins is the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Humanities at Pennsylvania State University. He has written over 20 books since 1983 on topics ranging from American history to moral panics to terrorism to clerical […]