Daily Archives: 30 December 2014

Synod on the Family 55-56: Pastoral Attention towards Persons with Homosexual Tendencies

Read the full synod document here. The last of the three most controversial paragraphs: 55.┬áSome families have members who have a homosexual tendency. In this regard, the synod fathers asked themselves what pastoral attention might be appropriate for them in … Continue reading

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Secret Salaries

I’ve noticed some of the hand-wringing about the Sony email hacking is about the publication of salaries. I think it used to be considered gauche to tell how much people earned. I was in a parish where the pastor was … Continue reading

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DPPL 175: The Most Precious Blood of Christ

The Precious Blood has a strong allure to many believers. We’ll look at devotion in this area as we head into the new year. Blood brings to mind the sacrifices of the Old Covenant: 175. Biblical revelation, both in its … Continue reading

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