Pope Francis: Zen, yoga and catechism classes won’t open your heart; turn instead to the Holy Spirit

Yogi seated in garden c. 1620-40 (from Columbia University / U.S. Public Domain / Wikipedia) From Vatican Radio:  Pope Francis said only the Holy Spirit has the power to open our hearts to God and his love and not thousands of yoga sessions or Zen spirituality courses. His words came during his homily at morning [Read More…]

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When yoga is more reverent than Mass — UPDATED

An astute observation from Elizabeth Scalia: Out of curiosity, I recently visited a yoga class with a friend. It was held in a simple, unadorned room. Outside of it, there was a great deal of socializing and chatting, but once people entered the room, all talking ceased. People moved carefully, so as not to disturb [Read More…]

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