Daily Archives: 13 January 2020


The Cardinal Sarah/Benedict XVI book is getting a lot of attention for its defense of mandatory clerical celibacy. One of the most-quoted conclusions reads as follows: The priesthood of Jesus Christ causes us to enter into a life that consists … Continue reading

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Christus Vivit 258: Two Basic Issues

Looking ahead on “Vocation,” Pope Francis cites two things at the fore of nearly every person, family (sections 259-267) and work (268-273). 258. In the life of each young person, this “being there for others” normally has to do with … Continue reading

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Prince and Duchess

Celebrity news rarely interests me. I just don’t get it. Don’t get me wrong: it can be entertaining, especially when they make it into a good movie. That a certain royal person, six living bodies from becoming king, wants to … Continue reading

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