Daily Archives: 25 March 2009


I have to confess I think most public protesting is a pretty lame operation. When I listen to NPR, they usually play a five second clip of people chanting some weak slogan (“One, two, two-point-five, three: out the door with … Continue reading

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RCIA 11: Godparents

Let’s get back on topic with RCIA, shall we? In the last post, covering section 10, the Church covered the role of sponsor. The more serious role of godparent is next up: 11. Their godparents (for each a godmother or … Continue reading

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A Critic On Criticism

Genoa’s archbishop, Angelo Bagnasco defends the pope. While his loyalty is admirable, and a credit to the man and our pope, the details presented on Zenit show the cardinal to be a bit innocent. People mistrust authority these days, and often with good … Continue reading

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