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  • When Boors Drive Cars

    September 12th, 2011

    A classic Catholic Digest article from 1954 Photo from Photos.com   “Road Rage.” We read about it all the time. The term bespeaks our stressed-out lives as commuters living with an endless nightmare of bumper-to-bumper traffic, and taking out our hair-trigger anger on any driver or pedestrian who gets in our way.     … read more »

  • Sisters Are So Fragile

    August 29th, 2011

    A classic Catholic Digest article from 1950 Photo from Photos.com   In 1955 an article in Catholic Digest told the story of a little Kindergarten boy who reached up to give his teacher, a Catholic nun, a hug. As he started to put his arms around her he slipped his right hand under her veil and grabbed her ear. Then he turned to his classmates… read more »

  • The ‘Bad-Marriage’ Dilemma

    August 15th, 2011

    The classic article that got Catholic Digest banned Photo from Photos.com   When readers started leafing through the pages of their March 1954 copy of Catholic Digest, they may have been startled to see the following notice on page 10:   The ‘Bad-Marriage’ Dilemma By request of the Archbishop of Saint Paul, we publish herewith a communication concerning an … read more »

  • World Youth Day 2011: Madrid, Spain August 16th to August 21st

    August 11th, 2011

    Photo from Photos.com   World Youth Day is the world’s largest event for young people who want to commit themselves to Christ and a life guided by faith.  Every three years, this worldwide encounter with the Pope is held in a different country.  This year, it will be celebrated from August 16th to August 21st in Madrid, Spain… read more »

  • USCCB President and CRS Chairman Issue an Aid Appeal for People Suffering from Drought and Famine in Somalia and Parts of East Africa

    August 11th, 2011

    Photo from Photos.com   BALTIMORE, Md., August 10, 2011—Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas, chairman of the Board of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), have asked their brother bishops to encourage pastors and parishioners to support emergency relief efforts in… read more »