Daily Archives: 9 October 2021

Two Iron Rain Planets

That news item on iron rain some days ago got me thinking. Two crude images of what those planets might look like. They probably need to glow a bit more. Of course, there are other possible explanations for the chemical … Continue reading

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Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 6, On Arguments

In the early Church, differences of opinions existed. Perhaps Saint Luke glosses over the heated portions of discussions from Acts 6 or 10 or 15. Sacred inspiration gives us the final result and the harmonious reception of new directions for … Continue reading

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Sex And The Modern City

Ah, so much hand-wringing on sex these days. I noticed a young man who was shocked–shocked!–to learn that college football at some schools isn’t about sex as much as it is about sport. And maybe even a dash of academics … Continue reading

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Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of the Arts, Specific Pastoral Proposals 4-7

Let’s look at the last four of seven Pastoral Proposals for section III-2 The Beauty of the Arts. Commentary follows each suggestion. – Local publications in the guise of tourist guides, webpages, or specialized journals on patrimony, with the pedagogical aim … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 6: … To the Brother Who Stayed at Home, Part 2

Let’s take a deeply honest look at the Brother Who Stayed at Home. Pope John Paul II describes him as “unconverted” (to Christ) in the previous paragraph. Why would he assert this? There’s a laundry list of sins: (E)very human … Continue reading

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