Daily Archives: 13 November 2015

Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 106: 6-10, 13-14, 19-22

The 106th Psalm is obscure, to say the least. No appearances on Sundays or feasts. Only a few times to sing it on ordinary weekdays. Nothing in the Liturgy of the Hours, 1970’s edition. One even has to traverse the whole … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on Dialogue

The topic of dialogue popped up, as it has here and there on the internet recently. I was reading the Holy Father’s address to a congress of Italian Catholics in Florence. A few things struck me. First, the inevitable conflict that … Continue reading

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Jimmy Mac sent me a link to this article detailing the difference between Vatican finances and scandals in 2013 and now: The first Vatileaks case portrayed an elderly Benedict XVI seemingly unaware of the power struggles and institutionalized corruption around … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 152: On Housing

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. People have to live, to have a place to rest their heads at night, to eat, to conduct the affairs of family and leisure. Otherwise, the powers that … Continue reading

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