The News: March 2004 Archives

China clamps down on bloggers

AP reports

China has shut down a pair of Web sites that were free-ranging user forums known as blogs, stepping up government attempts to control political discussion on the Internet, a media watchdog group reported even as one site reappeared Friday.
However, a note Friday on the page of the second site,, said it was still closed due to content problems.
"Because individual postings contained forbidden content, the server is temporarily down. We will seek a speedy resolution to the problem," said a message on the site's Web page.

By the way, now that the national abuse report is out, and many of the dioceses have put out their reports, I suppose it's an appropriate time to post this link: a database of known abuse allegations, compiled from media reports, diocesan statements, and public records.

What? Who?

On life and living in communion with the Catholic Church.

Richard Chonak

John Schultz

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