Daily Archives: 12 March 2010

Authority/Responsibility

This isn’t good. The swirl of scandal has scooted past the pope’s brother to reach to Joseph Ratzinger’s administration as head of the München archdiocese. Is a bishop responsible? Can he so easily delegate responsibility as he can authority? For … Continue reading

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Teach Creation, But Not In Science Class

South Australia’s Non-Government Schools Registration Board says creationism can be taught, but not in science class. That strikes me as about right. The ruling that … … a science curriculum in a non-government school which is based on, espouses or … Continue reading

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Wisdom 5: Keel, Wings, and Arrow

Verses eight through thirteen give us mortals a jarring reminder of our insignificance in the bigger picture, especially if we persist in going our own way: What did our pride avail us? What have wealth and its boastfulness afforded us? … Continue reading

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First Communion Stories

We’re a day past the midpoint of Lent, but no doubt, many young Catholics are anticipating their first sharing of the Eucharist. This site is collecting stories from First Communions–either the writers or the children of the writer. Contest rules: … Continue reading

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