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Millennial's Greatest Hits

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One of the best new blogs to emerge this year was Millennial, sponsored by Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, but written by younger, millennial Catholics. Sarah Christian has a post up with links to some of their most important articles in their four months of existence. They are covering a lot of turf over there, and doing so with a fresh voice the Church, and the nation, desperately need.

Teaching the "Nones"

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Over at CatholicMoralTheology.com, Julie Rubio writes about how teaching theology to undergraduates has changed in recent years as the ranks of her students fill with "nones" - those who when asked their religious affiliation self-report that they have "none." It is depressing reading, but she points us, with some help from Paul Elie, towards a part of the solution, namely, we need great artists who will allow their faith to help generate culture.

2012: A Look Back

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2012 was nothing if not eventful. And, the year seems to be going out on a paradigmatic note with gridlock in Washington as compromise remains elusive regarding the fiscal cliff negotiations. Even if today they find a compromise, it will be a band-aid and the country can expect another showdown in the next two months over raising the debt ceiling and Republican demands that spending be cut.

 

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