Daily Archives: 16 April 2015

Sunset for CDF-LCWR Tussle

Most Catholics, including sisters and bishops, are likely relieved that a certain investigation has come to a surprise end. Sisters, bishops, and pope had a meeting this week. A release is out. All that is left is the political spinning. … Continue reading

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Misericordiae Vultus 2: Contemplating Mercy

Pope Francis urges us to look at mercy. It is something we must contemplate–that is, bring to our inner places, our mind and heart, and to encounter it in something different from a clinical and calculating mode. It is also a quality … Continue reading

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DPPL 277: Sanctuaries and Ecumenical Commitment

Shrines: not for Catholics only. I’d like to think it goes without saying, but the Church says it: 277. The shrine, as a place of proclamation of the Word, of call to conversion, of intercession, of intense liturgical life, and of … Continue reading

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