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Slideshow: Top news stories of 2009

Posted on 11. Dec, 2009 by .

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The Associated Press had the very cool idea of allowing Facebook users to weigh in on its annual “Top Stories” list this year. When AP-member editors release their top ten picks for the year’s most important stories in a couple of weeks, the public’s list will be released, too. The differences will be interesting. “Important” […]

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Finnegan's Awake: What's good enough for Switzerland

Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by .

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Let’s be clear about what the gay marriage movement wants. It does not want to be validated by the Catholic Church; it wants to be validated by the U.S. government. No one is asking the Church to redefine its concept of marriage. That would be like asking Muslims to redesign their concept of an appropriate place of worship. Both things would be wrong for any government to do.

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Father Jim at St. Mary's by the Sea

Posted on 09. Oct, 2009 by .

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The secretary opened the door and said, “Don’t tell me you’re the pastor.” I said “I am the pastor.” She said, “I have grandchildren older than you.”

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