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March 27, 10:50 am
By Rhoda Feng
Podcast: Why Nicaragua suspended ties with the Vatican
President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua suspended diplomatic ties with the Vatican in what appears to be retaliation for Pope Francis’ likening his regime to “a communist dictatorship in 1917, or a Hitlerian one in 1935.”
Top Vatican official says London property deal was a double ‘Via Crucis’
Ten people are on trial in the Vatican, facing multiple charges regarding the Vatican Secretariat of State’s investment in a property on Sloane Avenue in London. The Vatican lost more than $200 million on the deal.
What is the way out of polarization? And why does that question—along with the now-commonplace observation that society suffers from deepening divisions about everything from gun control to abortion to public funding for religious schools—seem so exhausting?
March 13, 2023
VIDEO: Pope Benedict XVI: A Tribute
December 31, 2022
VIDEO: We get it. The Catholic struggle is real.
April 28, 2022
VIDEO: This historic Catholic parish fought to stay open—and won
January 24, 2022
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Review: The return of Cormac McCarthy
'The Passenger' and 'Stella Maris,' Cormac McCarthy's elegiac, disputatious and deeply odd pair of new novels, offers a typically offbeat take on American culture and society.
Bono and Bob Dylan: Two venerable musicians enter the audiobook world
The creative ways audiobooks are being embraced by like Bono or Bob Dylan are creating a new category of content that is different from conventional book publishing.
Review: The apostle to Alcoholics Anonymous
In Dawn Eden Goldstein's biography of the Rev. Ed Dowling, we encounter a remarkable individual whose intellect, enthusiasm and humility helped Alcoholics Anonymous burgeon into a worldwide haven for spiritual growth for those struggling with addiction.