Category Archives: The Blogosphere

Teilhard, Attack And Defense

I found myself on the fringes of a facebook discussion about Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, the concern over his being the subject of a fandom and his supposedly foundational racism, his defense at commonweal, and the suggestion this defense is … Continue reading

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Update

It seems like four out of five times I begin to write a blog post, I ask myself, why? My reading for enjoyment has picked up quite a bit the past two months. But instead of writing a book review … Continue reading

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Blogging Ahead

Wednesday will find an end to a very long series of posts on the 2007 Aparecida document. Next Sunday, the same end for Pope Francis’ letter urging believers to holiness. Where this site goes from there, I’m not sure. There’s … Continue reading

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What’s Around, What’s Up Ahead

Site traffic keeps pace as people come here looking for wedding and funeral readings. I somewhat miss the repartee of the old days. For that, I guess there’s still Facebook. Pope Francis’ address the other week to the bishops of … Continue reading

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Usefulness

I notice from facebook, the NYT, and other media the dust-up from that Catholic-Evangelical skepticism in La Civiltà Cattolica still has legs. It seems that a non-American might not be totally up-to-speed on the complexities of Catholic-Evangelical bedfellowship. I confess I … Continue reading

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On Social Media

I was slow to tackle blogging. The same is true for other presently popular social media. I began on facebook in 2008 when the pastor who hired me at the student center informed me I “had” to have a fb … Continue reading

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The Cardinal Müller Tempest

Bad weather continues in a corner of the Catholic blogosphere over a supposed conversation between Pope Francis and Cardinal Gerhard Müller that supposedly resulted in an immediate dismissal of the latter from his position at the top of the CDF. … Continue reading

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