Ender’s Game

It was a longstanding gap in my reading of science fiction literature that I had never read Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. With my religion and science fiction class soon to begin, and Ender’s Game being turned into a movie, I knew it was time to rectify things. I already owned a copy, and so it [Read More...]

Omega Point

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Pope Clement VII on Coffee

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Madonnas of Science

Since one of the topics this blog explores is the intersection of religion and science, I had to give a mention to the Madonnas of Science by Chris Shaw which an IO9 article recently highlighted, and which are currently on display at the San Francisco Museum of Art.    [Read more...]

Easter Flash Mob

I’m grateful to Mike Bird for sharing the above video. Christianity is a diverse global phenomenon – indeed, so diverse that Eastern Christians will be celebrating Easter on May 5th this year! And so sharing this song, with words characteristic of the Orthodox branch of Christianity, on the day that Catholics and Protestants celebrate Easter [Read More...]

White Smoke

HT The Sacred Page UPDATE: We now know the name: Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been chosen and will become Pope Francis I. [Read more...]

Hopeful Cardinal

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Competing to become Pope

Several bits of humor have come my way all at once, and so I thought I should share them in a round-up. First, via The Lead I learned of this parody: March Madness Vatican Edition: Sweet Sistine! Michael Barber shared this Lutheran Satire video, the gameshow Choose Your Pope: Finally, on Facebook Brent Hege shared [Read More...]

J. J. Abrams to Reboot Catholicism

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Star Wars Memes about a Pope and a Saint

It shows how hectic things have been lately that I had not mentioned the decision of Pope Benedict here on my blog to resign until now. And even now, all I have to offer are a few tidbits of Star Wars humor related to the subject… And as Joel Watts shows, one doesn't need to [Read More...]

Lollipope

Apparently there is such a thing as a “lollipope” that you can buy in Rome. I had someone show this to me today, and so I asked for permission to take some pictures. Unfortunately they didn’t have their Benedict with them, or I would have shown you that one.   [Read more...]


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