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If You Cannot Go To Rome For The Holidays, Try To Make It To Dallas!
Born in France, immigrated to the USA / Features and Travel Wr...
Saint Sinatra! Why not?
Writer and style icon
Why not? Frank Sinatra fills a gap. There aren't many musical saints. The only one I've come up with is St. Cecilia. Then I start imagining Frank singing away with Cecilia -- virgin Saint that she is -- playing the organ. Is that not a match made in Heaven?
Everything You Need To Know About Popes And Saints
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Popes Out of Step With Their Times
Warren J. Blumenfeld
I wonder how long it will take the Church to apologize for its longstanding marginalization and persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and its ultimate sanction of our relationships and our gender expressions. I'm certainly not going to hold my breath
Would Pope Benedict XVI Ever Quit?
Jon M. Sweeney
Author of Inventing Hell, The Pope Who Quit, The Enthusiast
It has become clear that Pope Benedict is willing to engage with the problems the Church faces. Yet, I wonder if he still considers walking away.
PHOTOS: How Popes Have Shaken The World
Summertime Book Blues
Author, reviewer, and blogger
I used to put books aside especially for the summer, knowing I'd have more time and feel more relaxed, less stressed, more open to the long loving voyage with an accomplished author at the helm.
What Future for Vatican II?
Editor, 'The Cambridge Companion to the Jesuits'
As U.S. Catholics mark anniversaries of the Civil War or of September 11, they would do well to also remember Vatican II, including what it had to say about peace and renunciation of war.
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