After 46 years, another Catholic voice is silenced

It’s a story no newspaper ever wants to report, but it happened this week in Wilmington. The Dialog, the newspaper for the Diocese of Wilmington is closing — and all staff members being laid off.  And that’s just the beginning.  More diocesan offices are also being shuttered, including some affiliated with Catholic Charities. Details: The [Read More...]

It's written all over her face

Here’s one stunning entry in the iConfess video contest — it says it all, brilliantly.  It was produced by students at the John Paul the Great Catholic University in San Diego.  Check out other entries at this link. [Read more...]

On Michael Voris: "It is not an approved apostolate" — UPDATED

While the Diocese of Scranton’s decision to cancel an appearance by Michael Voris has made headlines, his standing in his own diocese is meriting a closer look. A reader posted the following in the comments: The Archdiocese of Detroit recently issued the following statement regarding St. Michaels’ Media and Real Catholic TV: “In 2006, St. [Read More...]

I'm so there

The Vatican has issued an invitation to bloggers.  All I need now is an airline ticket, a hotel and cab fare. Details: The pontifical councils for culture and for social communications are inviting bloggers to the Vatican May 2 so the Vatican can “listen to the experiences of those who are actively involved in this [Read More...]

Diocese cancels appearance by Michael Voris — UPDATED

The well-known Catholic media personality and speaker won’t be giving a talk in Pennsylvania this weekend. Details: The Diocese of Scranton and Marywood University refused to host a conservative Catholic speaker this weekend after the organizations determined that he had expressed views at odds with the school’s and church’s values, they said on Thursday. Michael [Read More...]

For those who may be wondering …

…No. EWTN has not returned to broadcasting Fr. Corapi.  This discussion was heating up Facebook this morning. The Anchoress did some digging and explains why some are now hearing him on their radio. [Read more...]

How not to run a newsroom

This comes from the legendary (some might say, infamous) Larry McCoy, my old boss at CBS News Radio. Words to live by: Now that I’ve been retired for five years I’m ready to offer some tips to current and future managers on what not to do when running a newsroom. …Wind-up toys, especially those of [Read More...]

And the Christopher goes to …

…theses guys: here’s a list of this year’s winners of the esteemed Christopher Awards. As the press release notes: First presented in 1949, The Christopher Awards honor writers, producers, directors and illustrators in the publishing, film, TV and cable industries whose work affirms the highest values of the human spirit. ‘This year’s Christopher Award winners creatively demonstrate [Read More...]

How would the Exodus be handled today?

Hot on the heels of last Christmas’s internet sensation comes this inspired sequel (prequel?) about Moses and the Exodus. Enjoy. [Read more...]

Taking the iPad to church

A priest has already started using it for mass, as you can see from the image below (albeit, the altar was a little un-traditional): You can read about him here. Meantime, our Protestant brothers and sisters aren’t wasting any time.  Moses carried tablets — and now they do, too: When pastor Dennis Newkirk stands before [Read More...]


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