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Bob Dylan Reads “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”

“Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…”<p>In 1823, an anonymous poem titled “A Visit from St. Nicholas” appeared in the pages of the local paper in Troy, New York. It quickly became a proto-viral sensation, reprinted — often with illustrations — in newspapers, magazines, and anthologies …

Cardinal Francis George, key Catholic orthodoxy voice, dies

CHICAGO (AP) — Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who played a key role in the church's response to the clergy …

Archaeologist believes he’s found site of Jesus’s trial by Pontius Pilate

JERUSALEM (JTA) — When Amit Re’em embarked on a 1999 excavation of an abandoned Ottoman prison in the Old City of Jerusalem, he didn’t expect …

Pope prays for plane crash dead during Palm Sunday Mass

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis opened solemn Holy Week services with Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square, stressing humility and remembering the …

“Thunder Road (Acoustic Demo)” – Bruce Springsteen

So I’ve shared on Facebook and I’ve retweeted on Twitter but I’ve never reblogged until now.<p>This is a post from Dave’s Strange World, another blog …

HSBC Sevens World Series: New Zealand shocked by Portugal while England to face Fiji in quarter-final

Defending champions draw 24-24 in pool match but advance while England face tough test against 14-time winners in Hong Kong, Fiji, in last eight<p>New Zealand's much vaunted rugby sevens team were held to a humbling 24-24 draw by unheralded Portugal on the second of three days of the Hong Kong event …

National Catholic Register

Pope Francis announces an additional ‘holy year’: any ramifications?

Pope Francis (Korea.net)<p>A reader from Australia sent the following:<p>Pope Francis announced on Friday the Roman Catholic Church will mark an …

Pope Francis Could this Marian Focused Pontiff be Fulfilling Prophecy?

Pope Francis

Some highlights from Will Ferrell's busy day

Comedian Will Ferrell had a busy Thursday, taking the field in five Cactus League games, starting in Mesa, Arizona, where he played for the Oakland …

San Francisco Giants

Millions flock to Pope Francis' final Mass in Philippines

A record 6 million people poured into Manila's rain-soaked streets and its biggest park Sunday as Pope Francis ended his Asian pilgrimage with an appeal for Filipinos to protect their young from sin and vice so they can instead become missionaries of the faith.<p>The crowd estimate included people who …

First-Century House Found in Nazareth: Did Jesus Live There?

Science News<p>Archaeologists working in Nazareth — Jesus' hometown — in modern-day Israel have identified a house dating to the first century that was regarded as the place where Jesus was brought up by Mary and Joseph.<p>The house is partly made of mortar-and-stone walls, and was cut into a rocky …

Archaeology

Religious Mysteries: 8 Alleged Relics of Jesus

1 of 10<p>Religious Relics<p>Whether it's seeing Jesus in a piece of toast (as one woman reported in 2004) or venerating Christ's foreskin (yes, really), …

Vatican’s Secret Almsgiver Is The Pope’s ‘Soul On the Street’

VATICAN CITY—If you ask any of the homeless men and women who seek food and shelter around St. Peter’s basilica in Rome who Don Corrado is, they will …

Homelessness

Pope Francis’s Homeless Guests ‘Are All Moving’ to St. Peter’s Square

VATICAN CITY — It is nearly 8 p.m. on a Tuesday in early March, and the Vatican is locked up for the night. A few stray tourists pose for pictures in …

Pope Francis