Daily Archives: 29 October 2015

Gaining and Rebuilding Trust

We continue with the final footnote from the synod-concluding speech of Pope Francis. Looking at “FAMIGLIA,” or Italian for you-know-what word, we turn to what we seek to gain: Gaining and humbly rebuilding trust in the Church, which has been gravely … Continue reading

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The Two-and-a-Half Solution

I read James Martin’s recent post with interest, but with some trepidation for the man. Pewsitter is already alight with glee and into full vilification mode. Because, really: the blogosphere is little better than an elementary school playground at its … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 137: Integral Ecology

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Chapter Four lives ahead, 26 numbered paragraphs. We’ll examine five topics with Pope Francis: Environmental, economic and social ecology [138-142], Cultural ecology [143-146], Ecology of daily life [147-155], The principle of … Continue reading

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