Daily Archives: 20 August 2013

Redemptionis Sacramentum 23-24

What of the relationship between lay people and their bishop? Vatican II and the Scriptures suggest a harmonious, loving, and supernatural bond: [23.] The faithful “should cling to the Bishop as the Church does to Jesus Christ, and as Jesus … Continue reading

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Transgender People and Issues

I was heartened to see Jonathan Merritt address the Christian side of trangender people and the issues they bring to faith and society. Unfortunately, many people who stand under the flying banner of tradition and/or conservative Christianity, are simply not … Continue reading

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No Food Fighting

Mark Pinsky at RNS thinks the LCWR took the high road at last week’s meeting. He cited a comment from Fr Thomas Reese: Now it’s no longer a food fight. They’re talking; they’re having a conversation. It’s like couples counseling. … That’s … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 46

Today’s post looks at the topic of “Faith, prayer and the Decalogue” in its entirety in this one section. The “prayer” Pope Francis cites is the common daily prayer taught by the Lord Himself: 46. Two other elements are essential … Continue reading

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