Daily Archives: 22 February 2013

Latest Vatican Story

The gay lobby story coming out of Rome seemed to be just a little too much to be believed. I was relieved to see John Allen weigh in with some sensible commentary. If you want to understand why Benedict is … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 51:6ab, 7-8

Sometimes a reading raises questions. These verses of Psalm 51 do for me: “Against you only have I sinned, and done what is evil in your sight.” Indeed, in guilt I was born, and in sin my mother conceived me; … Continue reading

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More Conclave Thoughts

Here’s a quote of the day from last month, via RNS. Robert Mickens, The Tablet: It’s not clear that it would make any difference to have a pope with an African or Latin American face if he turned out to … Continue reading

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