In the News: Oct 21

JP Morgan's record fine: who benefits most?

Zygmunt Bauman is in awe of Pope Francis.

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Overwhelmed or underdone? Obama admin acknowledges problems with ACA web registration launch.

Same sex couples may marry in New Jersey.

Remembering Father John Grange, a 'welcomer' in the Bronx

As scandal unfolds in Minneapolis, Archbishop Harry Flynn resigns from the Board of Trustees at the University of St. Thomas.

Our man in Rome: Ken Hackett new Vatican ambassador

Pope Francis bumps Obama out of anti-Christ position, according to Bernard Fellay. Other folks apparently disagree: Francesco is now Italy's go-to baby name.

And we won't comment on the recent Al Smith dinner's Dolbertpalooza since we A.) can't afford to attend and 2.) weren't invited anyways--again.

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