Standing outside the Angola State Penitentiary after witnessing the execution of Patrick Sonnier, Sister Helen Prejean struggled to wrap her head around what she had just seen. After all, in the United States, executions are hidden from the public, and few people ever witness the state killing a per ... More >>
Due to concerns about his health and advanced age, Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign at months end -- the first pontiff to do so since the 1400s. The news created a Pope-size explosion on Twitter, and meme makers are already busy as well. Below, see our favorite early tweets plus a ... More >>
Too busy to get to everything on Cafe Society's plate this week? Here's another helping of some of our entrees: Gretchen Kurtz reviewed Early Bird Restaurant in Westminster. Here's the capsule version of her full review: It might seem easy to make an omelet, but it isn't -- as the dishes flying out ... More >>
After watching Top Chef this season, I have a new theory on why chefs don't like brunch. Maybe it's not, as many restaurateurs suggest, because the meal is a disruption to the kitchen's regular routine. Instead, could it be that they're secretly afraid of cranking out omelets as brown and dry as the ... More >>
Update: 10:39 a.m. Sunday The Shins were on Saturday Night Live last night night weekend's musical guests. Being invited to be the musical guest on an episode of SNL has been a benchmark of commercial success for any band of the last forty years. And for good reason: From Andy Kaufman annihilating ... More >>
Videos below.Those of us lucky enough to have visited St. Malo Retreat Center know it's a gorgeous facility -- or at least it was, before a blaze broke out there on Monday. At this writing, Boulder County Sheriff's Office spokesman Rick Brough says the fire is still burning, although it's bee ... More >>
Sixty Legionnaires of Christ receive their ordination from Pope John Paul II in 1991.The Legion of Christ made the wrong kind of headlines when it was revealed that the Catholic organization's founder, Father Marcial Maciel Degollado, who died in 2008, had fathered children -- which means he ... More >>
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A new project could revolutionize the way students learn.
The Catholic Store
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Colfax gets all the attention. But Broadway ties this town together.
To err is human, and to forgive? A divine way to start out the new year.
Kites unite in One Sky
The Pope's DJ
From the penthouse to the outhouse, the highs and lows of 2000.
From see to shining see.
Local newscasts have plenty of style, but where’s the substance?
Trying to land a contract at the Pepsi Center can be a dirty game.
Dr. Warren Hern ranks high on the anti-abortionists' hit list. They're playing Ken Scott's song.
Performance artist Cristofer Lix talks and sings about living with AIDS.
ROY NEAL FOUND HIS CALLING THROUGH TROWEL AND ERROR.
JUST BECAUSE IT'S HACK POETRY DOESN'T MEAN IT'S LOUSY.
DO TEACHERS GET BETTER WITH AGE? ASK THOSE WHO WERE LET GO AT MACHEBEUF HIGH.