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Convincing Skeptics or Doing Good Work?

I felt a bit miffed at the RNS headline on David Gibson’s analysis of the Vatican’s sex abuse commission. The point of the group is not to convince skeptics, but to do good work. Commission member Peter Saunders: I’m actually … Continue reading

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More Institutional Narcissism

Another parable for putting the institution first. (Hint: it’s not the institutional church this time.) But you’re probably right with your second guess. WaPo sports journalist Jason Reid: (T)he initial response by (Rutgers University) also was pathetic. By merely suspending … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Evasion

Is it about time LA’s ex-archbishop gets an expose in the LA Times? A few of my liturgical colleagues still give a nod or two when passing his shrine, but I’ve always counted myself as a skeptic where the Frequently … Continue reading

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