CNS story: The secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments said he thinks it is time for the Catholic Church to reconsider its decision to allow the faithful to receive Communion in the hand. Archbishop Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don, the Vatican official, made the suggestion in the preface to a book…
Video of California slaughterhouse shows sick cows being tormented to get them to stagger into a slaughterhouse.
Fr. Marcial Maciel, the founder of the Legion of Christ, has died. Accusations of drug misuse and sexual abuse had dogged him for decades; the latter finally resulted in his removal by Pope Benedict XVI. Rod Dreher reports.
From NPR in 2005: Hungry Planet: What the World Eats. Interesting comparison of a week’s worth of food in several different countries.