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If I did not believe that the Catholic Church was "my star," I am quite certain I would not have consented to get to the bottom of the most hurtful and disheartening crisis in the history of American Catholicism.
Last month, scientists began drilling a5-kilometer-deep hole in California, which they expect will get to the bottom of a long-standing paradox about the stresses and heat generated in the nearby San Andreas fault.