Daily Archives: 5 August 2021

TC Letter 4: Pope Benedict’s Hope

Here, Pope Francis speaks for his predecessor. Is there anything unfairly presented here? In making their decision they were confident that such a provision would not place in doubt one of the key measures of Vatican Council II or minimize … Continue reading

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USPS: Project Mercury

When I was doing a little research on USPS and those sun science stamps the other day, I ran across this story from the Smithsonian National Postal Museum. Intriguing because it was my favorite stamp as a young boy. That … Continue reading

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Populorum Progressio 78: Toward an Effective World Authority

Did Pope Paul VI have a hope they were moving Toward an Effective World Authority¬†in 1967? Today, what could we say? Corruption is still overwhelming in many nations. Maybe most of them. Here in the US, more and more we … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 237: Inevitable Conflict

Can Christian achieve a deeper form of perfection in the cycle of sin, contrition, and reconciliation? History suggests not. Inevitable conflict 237. Forgiveness and reconciliation are central themes in Christianity and, in various ways, in other religions. Yet there is … Continue reading

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