Daily Archives: 14 August 2018

The Pennsylvania Bomb

It has exploded in the Keystone State. Over one thousand underage victims in six of eight dioceses. I have no heart or stomach to read the whole report as some are doing. Rod Dreher seems to be live-blogging as he … Continue reading

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GeE 136: Jesus Knocks

Pope Francis uses a very familiar New Testament image: 136. True enough, we need to open the door of our hearts to Jesus, who stands and knocks (cf. Revelation 3:20). Standing the image on its head, as the pope often … Continue reading

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Aparecida 517j: Proposals For Urban Ministry To Those Suffering

Regarding that list of people on the margins of cities, The Church does well with the first two. The other six are a challenge. We don’t do well with people perceived to be guilty for their own problems with drugs. … Continue reading

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More On Bishops

I noticed a Friday bit on the whispered “page three,” regarding San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy. I first registered Rocco’s comment, ” about fierce, years-long campaign by some progressives, any illusion of +Bob McElroy as Abp of Washington has now … Continue reading

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