Daily Archives: 25 February 2014

Pope Francis’ Letter To Families

If you live with one or more people in a serious way, Pope Francis has written a letter to you. Caution: this isn’t the length of your average theological or biblical letter. It’s like letter-length. But not hardcore like ancient … Continue reading

Posted in Church News | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Letter To Artists 1d-f: That Gulf Between God and Us

Pope John Paul II explores “The artist, image of God the Creator” in the first numbered section of his Letter to Artists. Let’s continue on the thought we left yesterday, namely the distinction between the act of creating and that of … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Letter To Artists, post-conciliar liturgy documents | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Cardinal Pell To Rome

Mixed reports yesterday about the possibility of Cardinal George Pell, his continent’s representative in the octocards, staying in his Sydney archdiocese and running Vatican finances from afar. It appears to be not the case. The Cardinal will go to Rome. … Continue reading

Posted in Church News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

EG 93: No To Spiritual Worldliness

Evangelii Gaudium 93-97 will address “No to spiritual worldliness.” What could Pope Francis possibly mean by this?  93. Spiritual worldliness, which hides behind the appearance of piety and even love for the Church, consists in seeking not the Lord’s glory but human … Continue reading

Posted in Evangelii Gaudium, evangelization | Tagged | Leave a comment