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Sandboxes and seminar rooms

Driving through the Cleveland suburbs recently, I had a great life-imitates-art moment: a sign on Interstate 271 announcing two impending exits, one for “Harvard Rd.” and the other for “Chagrin […]

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Questions for Father General

Last month, the 35th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus elected Father Adolfo Nicolas, a Spaniard, as General of the order. A few days later, Father Nicolas gently chided […]

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Lourdes and the modern world

One hundred fifty years ago, on Feb. 11, 1858, an illiterate, impoverished 14–year-old girl received the first of 18 visions of Mary, who eventually revealed herself to Bernadette Soubirous as […]

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Archbishop Marini on the liturgy wars

Those seeking insight into the ideas that shaped the Missal of Paul VI, the revised breviary, and other facets of the Church’s post-Vatican II liturgy will have to look elsewhere […]