Daily Archives: 7 August 2014

Not So Friendly

I caught the second half of the MLS All-Stars versus Bayern München last night. It was a surprisingly good match, in part because of the result. Landon Donovan scores the winner, then announces he’ll retire. ESPN FC has a handful … Continue reading

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America’s Zinterview

Sean Salai is a summer intern, and he’s been cranking out significant interviews recently at America, like this one today. What do you think? Sign of a more open editorial policy under Matt Malone? A journalist-in-training racking up points with the … Continue reading

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DPPL 18: Sacred Images

The DPPL will discuss the use of sacred images. Just to whet the appetite: 18. The use of sacred images is of major importance in the whole area of popular piety, since culturally and artistically they assist the faithful in encountering … Continue reading

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Tattoos, Shrimp, and Football

The biblical prohibition against gay men is a keystone citation in the culturewar. I’ve often wondered how non-vertebrate seafood and tattoos figure in the mix for anti-gay activists. Who determines what is abominable and what is simple good public health … Continue reading

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EG 273: With Soul

Pope Francis offers a personal testimony here: 273. My mission of being in the heart of the people is not just a part of my life or a badge I can take off; it is not an “extra” or just … Continue reading

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