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December 25, 2011

Cardinal Foley, 'the Voice of Christmas,' dies

Cardinal Foley, 'the Voice of Christmas,' dies Forthright, modest and humorous, American prelate was dedicated to Church communications

Culture Briefs Culture briefs for December 25, 2011

Editorial: Pope’s three Christmas wishes It is not every day that a pontiff reveals his Christmas desires.

An Eeyore Christmas

An Eeyore Christmas A game plan for saving and savoring the 12 Days of Christmas, one of the best of the ...

Mass shift: Christmas eve trumps day liturgy More parishes trimming schedule of Sunday Masses because of growing popularity, ...

Contested practice

Contested practice Responding to the three main theoretical objections to reception of Communion under ...

Letters to the Editor for December 25, 2011 Flat tax, Roman Missal, Occupy Wall Street, and Swiss Guard

Parents carry out daughter's dream of building orphanage in Haiti College student who died in 2010 earthquake dreamed of helping youngsters

Polish crèches elaborately celebrate Christ's birth The intricately detailed structures may include gold foil, fake jewels and found ...

Remembering a great and humble American churchman

Remembering a great and humble American churchman With the passing of Cardinal John Patrick Foley, the Church has lost one of its finest ...

The value of silence

The value of silence Wisdom from pontiff and archbishop about need for quiet refection speaks volumes to ...

Opening the Word: The Son has come

Opening the Word: The Son has come Through our communion with the Incarnate Word, born on this day, we, too, become ...

Nativity tales and traditions Our choices for the finalists in three categories: Christmas Past, Christmas Poetry ...

Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato Si'

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