Daily Archives: 6 October 2016

Fun With Coins: Nickels Are Mostly Copper

The US Mint fiddled with metal combinations after the Civil War. Years prior, they produced three- and five-cent pieces in silver for years. The latter were known as half dimes from the 1790’s. They were smaller than dimes, and perhaps … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia 185: Discerning The Body

Today, something of an aside. Pope Francis mentions “the body” in his heading. Let’s read briefly on Christ’s Body, the Church: 185. Along these same lines, we do well to take seriously a biblical text usually interpreted outside of its … Continue reading

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