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Results for 2011

Repairs, Fundraising at Quake-damaged National Cathedral Are Slow Going
Originally Posted: 02/27/2012 - 6:45am | Type: Blog

Six months after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake sent stone finials tumbling from the heavens to the ground, the Washington National Cathedral is facing repair costs of at least $20 million, and a reconstruction ti ...

The Top 10 News Stories of 2011: What Would Your List Include?
Originally Posted: 01/02/2012 - 11:14am | Type: Blog

In mid-December, the Religion Newswriters Association released its top 10 religion stories of the year. The Associated Press now has its annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors and their choices for ...

2011 Passings: Requiescat in pace
Originally Posted: 01/05/2012 - 10:52am | Type: Blog

It’s good to start a new year by remembering those who passed in the just concluded year. These aren’t the most famous (or infamous), and I didn’t know them personally (or, at best, had met several briefly), ...