Blessed corpses — and holy ghosts — after typhoon

Here’s my nominee for “Most Bland Headline of the Weekend.” It appeared atop an Associated Press report: Church services held in typhoon-shattered city On the other hand, the story’s lede is pretty compelling: TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Hours after the storm hit the Philippines, the Rev. Amadero Alvero was on the streets, sprinkling holy water over the dead and praying [Read More…]