Daily Archives: 12 May 2021

Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Psalm 121

One of the psalms suggested for prayer at the time of death is the 121st. I find it an underappreciated text. It only appears once in the Lectionary for Sundays and Feasts–the 29th in year C. I found it interesting … Continue reading

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Populorum Progressio 7: Effects Of Colonialism

7. Though insufficient for the immensity and urgency of the task, the means inherited from the past are not totally useless. It is true that colonizing nations were sometimes concerned with nothing save their own interests, their own power and … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 170: International Power

Let’s talk about INTERNATIONAL POWER with Pope Francis. First, we can lambaste the powers-that-be for entrenching instead of reforming: 170. I would once more observe that “the financial crisis of 2007-08 provided an opportunity to develop a new economy, more … Continue reading

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