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Saint Paul Feast Day

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Flames of Dialogue

Last month the George W. Bush presidential library declassified a secret letter Bush received from Pope John Paul II in 2003. The papal letter contains no surprises, according to Paul Moses, contributing editor to Commonweal magazine. The Pontiff strenuously objected … Continue reading

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Air Force Dreaming

In my dream, I am in an Air Force dormitory room surveying my clutter. My clothing is strewn around the floor and black socks and white boxers tumble out dresser drawers. I am anxious because this is the day I … Continue reading

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War is Peace.

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FDR and Other Magi

Here it is again. I’ve told this story many times and I can’t resist telling it each year at Epiphany. It helps me understand the awe that must have been generated by the three magi when they traversed rural Palestine … Continue reading

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First Published

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Uncle Fulty. Home at Last.

Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s remains were transferred last June from the Archdiocese of New York to Peoria, Illinois. The move came after three years of sometimes bitter wrangling between Bishop Daniel Jenky of Peoria, Ill., who wanted Sheen’s body to … Continue reading

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