Daily Archives: 3 August 2017


I notice from facebook, the NYT, and other media the dust-up from that Catholic-Evangelical skepticism in La Civilt√† Cattolica¬†still has legs. It seems that a non-American might not be totally up-to-speed on the complexities of Catholic-Evangelical bedfellowship. I confess I … Continue reading

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Aparecida 109-111: More On the Good News of Life

It is a misnomer that life as biological entities is the highest value. We live and move and have being in order to receive the living God into a living and personal relationship: 109. In the face of a meaningless … Continue reading

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Spiders and Snakes

I saw the Canadian kerfuffle over a mechanical spider perched on a cathedral. LotR notwithstanding, I wasn’t aware of the spider being a particularly Christian symbol of evil. But some Catholics objected: disturbing, disappointing and even shameful Others found no … Continue reading

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