Daily Archives: 7 July 2021

Vax Goals

So, the country falls short of its new president’s 70% goal. In the heady post-war fifties, there would be a lot of trust in the science of the day. Some conservatives just don’t want to get on board, or the … Continue reading

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Populorum Progressio 45-46: Aid To Developing Nations

The Christian has a duty and obligation, as the epistle author reminds us: 45. “If a brother or a sister be naked and in want of daily food,” says St. James, “and one of you say to them, ‘Go in … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 209: Indifference and Individualism

If you are one of the few regular readers of these series, is it just me that the themes of this document and the other seem to be coinciding a lot lately? Here, Pope Francis examines the thought, “It could … Continue reading

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Fr Martin’s Gray Hat Penalty

I awoke this morning to a weird dream. Father Jim Martin was returning a kick in a professional football game, and got a bad ruling as he was running along his own goal line, evading tacklers. The play was blown … Continue reading

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