Daily Archives: 10 November 2012

Evangelii Nuntiandi 77: Christian Division

Is this timely or what? 77. The power of evangelization will find itself considerably diminished if those who proclaim the Gospel are divided among themselves in all sorts of ways. Is this not perhaps one of the great sicknesses of … Continue reading

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Escalation in San Diego and Elsewhere

I think escalation is the inevitable consequence of the Right’s decision in many quarters to “let’s finally take the gloves off” as I read one Catholic commentator suggesting. (Like it hasn’t been so for years …) I often see the … Continue reading

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Built of Living Stones 151: Persuasion

Another interesting reflection about the way the institution sometimes doesn’t accomplish things–through persuasion and invitation to encounter God, not arm-twisting. § 151 § Artists respond to the demands of art, actualizing in aesthetic form their ideas, feelings, and intentions so … Continue reading

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