Daily Archives: 10 January 2015

Alias and the Encounter with Evil

My wife and I are into the fourth season of the J.J. Abrams vehicle for Jennifer Garner, Alias. Two earlier reviews are here and here. In the second of those reviews, I failed to mention one of the more fascinating pieces of … Continue reading

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Mutuae Relationes: Introduction II

We’ll continue our review of the introduction to Mutuae Relationes. You can check the full document online here. But today, we read of a three day conference in 1975 that observed the tenth anniversary of the Vatican II decrees on bishops and … Continue reading

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DPPL 185-186: Mary And The Magisterium

The Magisterium weighs in on Marian devotion. Pope Paul gets cited a lot in this document, including here: 185. Here, it will be useful to recall some pronouncements of the Church’s Magisterium on Marian devotions. These should always be adhered … Continue reading

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