Daily Archives: 20 April 2015

Climate Change

As I was reading Mollie Wilson O’Reilly’s post-game, it occurred to me it’s some contrast with Ross Douthat’s fracture. Perhaps the Church is more governed by the Holy Spirit when people sit down and talk than when one side or another … Continue reading

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Misericordiae Vultus 5: The Jubilee Ends

We won’t quite get a calendar year of mercy, but it will be close: 5. The Jubilee year will close with the liturgical Solemnity of Christ the King on 20 November 2016. On that day, as we seal the Holy Door, … Continue reading

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Douthat on Breaking, Bad

Ross Douthat is concerned about Pope Francis breaking the Church. He cleverly cites the Walter Murphy novel which came to my mind about two years and a month ago. He lays out the conservative case for disillusionment, but Mr Douthat … Continue reading

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DPPL 281: Christian Pilgrimage

God’s people were transformed from conducting a pilgrimage as a devotional exercise to being challenged to make pilgrimage as a way of life. If we are urged to imitate Christ, then we cannot deny we are urged to be pilgrims … Continue reading

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