Monthly Archives: July 2011

Archbishop Sambi, papal nuncio, dies July 27 at age 73

UPDATE, July 28: Catholic News Service reports that Archbishop Pietro Sambi passed away July 27, apparently from complications from lung surgery three weeks ago. Archbishop Pietro Sambi, the papal nuncio to the United States, has been placed on assisted ventilation … Continue reading

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Wishing Space Shuttle Atlantis all the best

I’m a little wistful today, as I watch media coverage of the final launch of the space program. As a college journalist, I covered the very first shuttle launch, STS-1, April 12, 1981. I had followed the shuttle program all … Continue reading

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