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Archive for March 2nd, 2010

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Caritas is bringing aid to the two million Chileans affected by the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck on Saturday.

The Ugandan bishops began their week-long ad limina visit to Rome yesterday (audio).

Christians and Muslims in Lebanon will be sharing the Feast of the Annunciation as a national holiday.

Female students at American Catholic colleges are more sexually promiscuous than their counterparts at secular schools, according to a new study.

Rocco Palmo crunches the numbers after reports that the next consistory creating new cardinals will be held in November.

Fr Dwight Longenecker takes on Richard Harries, the former Anglican Bishop of Oxford.

Historian Diarmaid MacCulloch defends his interpretation of the Second Vatican Council.

George Neumayr explains why Benedict XVI’s recent speech to the Roman Rota about annulments was so important.

First Things is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Jeffrey Tucker wonders why the traditional Reproaches on Good Friday have “all but vanished today“.

And Joe Egerton wonders what St Ignatius of Loyola would say about the allegations that Gordon Brown is a bully.