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Last-minute gift idea

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Dec 24, 2007

Stumped? Still desperately looking for something?

I have a suggestion-- to be filed under "shameless self-promotion."

Even "the guy who has everything" doesn't yet have a copy of The Faithful Departed, my book about the demise of Catholic influence in Boston. Because, you see, the book isn't out yet.

But it will be published by Encounter Books in February 2008, and you can already pre-order on Amazon.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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  • Posted by: - Dec. 29, 2007 2:19 PM ET USA

    I am buying these for next year's Christmas presents.

  • Posted by: - Dec. 24, 2007 7:36 PM ET USA

    Done and done. I really need another bookcase.

  • Posted by: - Dec. 24, 2007 5:44 PM ET USA

    ....."shameless self-promotion." So, you should leave the promotion to a stranger?

  • Posted by: - Dec. 24, 2007 1:00 PM ET USA

    Congrats Phil! Merry Christmas to you and all at CWNews!