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The archbishop of Canterbury, head of the Church of England and the wider Anglican Communion, was an oil executive who helped run a major corporation before he became a parish priest.
The beginning of the calendar year is a time for making resolutions, but in the Catholic liturgical year it is called "Ordinary Time" — a boring title for the part of the year that's not Advent, Christmas, Lent or Easter.
If there ever was a "war on Christmas" in America, Santa may have won.
NCR Today: The pews are emptying, the churchless "nones" are on the rise, and the hunt is on for why. Have the assumed convictions lost their grip or weren't they really there in the first place?