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Why The Wall Street Journal Is A Great Newspaper (Habemus Papam! Edition)

Granted, the hardworking staff doesn’t read everything, but the Weekend Wall Street Journal provides the first tick-tock we’ve seen on the Pope-a-Scope at the Vatican last month. Fifteen Days in Rome: How the Pope Was Picked The inside story: From … Continue reading

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Herald Romes Much Farther Than Globe

It’s a rare day – and therefore a noteworthy one – when the Boston Herald devotes more resources to a big story than the Boston Globe does. Welcome to today’s edition of our feisty local tabloid gone global. Note the … Continue reading

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Boston Herald Is the Papal of Record

The Boston Globe has a nice Page One piece about the Great Mentioner throwing Sean O’Malley’s hood into the bakeoff for a new Pontiff, but our feisty local tabloid goes all Poparazzi over the prospect. Page One: Inside spreads . . . … Continue reading

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Boston Dailies Are Papal Tigers

In this most Cathaholic of towns, the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald are on Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation like Brown on Williamson. For starters, the old Pontifox owns both front pages. From there he gets Vatican-size chunks of the newshole – … Continue reading

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We’re Number 410,102!!

The mainstream media are all a-Twitter over the decision by Pope Benedict XVI to Vati-tweet the faithful. From Tuesday’s New York Times: Twitter Has a New User: The Pope VATICAN CITY — Now trending on Twitter: Pope Benedict XVI. On Monday, the Vatican announced … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Cathaholic Edition)

Sunday’s Boston Herald had local Catholics coming home. Sunday’s Boston Globe had them going away. First, the Herald: The story: Prodigal parishioners return to church Boston Archdiocese reaches out to halt plummeting Mass attendance The Boston Archdiocese’s largest effort in … Continue reading

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