Daily Archives: 13 April 2013

FBV 10

We have an intriguing trio of Bible verses in today’s poll, three very similar lines speaking of God’s redemptive power. Are we ready to receive it? Just a day after the Magnificat opener goes up for voting, the other “big” … Continue reading

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Cover-Up or Willful Ignorance?

I’m seeing the explosion of coverage and outrage on the Kermit Gosnall trial all over the web. Why isn’t the media covering this, I read. Why would they? The victims were poor. They were victims of predation, it seemed. Non-mainstream … Continue reading

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More Hand Wringing on Feet Washing

From England and Wales, Father Paul Gunter, secretary for the department for Christian Life and Worship, weighed in a few days ago on washing the feet of Holy Thursday women. To sum: don’t do as the pope does, do as … Continue reading

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Pacem In Terris 4-5: Order in Human Beings

Pope John continues here by drawing a contrast to the natural world: 4. And yet there is a disunity among individuals and among nations which is in striking contrast to this perfect order in the universe. One would think that … Continue reading

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Curia Reform Commission

Would you feel at ease with Pope Francis’ eight picks to look into curial reform? Three cardinals¬†from the Americas, one each from North, Central, and South. A German and an Italian represent Europe. One red hat each from Africa, Asia, … Continue reading

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