Christmas is almost upon us, and then there’s the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God/Feast of the Circumcision of Jesus, followed by Epiphany. Holidays — in the truest sense of the word — abound this time of year, and for most of us, that means a good bit more time away from our computers and devices (yay!) and more time spent with family and friends.
We’ll be winding down our own publication schedule on Friday before Christmas, with some greatest hits planned to re-run next week. We’ll be keeping our eye out for breaking news, however, as the situation in Rome just doesn’t lend itself to peace and contemplation as much as we would like.
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Yes, Twitter is most likely a dying platform. Ham-fisted management, lack of profitability, selective censorship, and more have plagued the decade-old social media service and may end up causing its ultimate demise.
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