This morning's Washington Post has an article about perpetual adoration at the Church of St. John Neumann in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The article appears in the style section no less. Some things never go out of style.
While some look to the earthquake and to Irene for divine portents, I am struck by the fact that yesterday's NYTimes quoted a Catholic archbishop favorably and today the Washington Post has an article about this most Catholic of devotions. Hell may not be freezing over, but the icy indifference with which the mainstream press usually treats religion may be melting.