Greg Burke: The Prequel

Greg Burke - Fox News

I’m excited about Greg Burke’s new job. Last week, the Vatican announced that they’d enlisted the Fox News correspondent to serve as senior communications advisor at the Vatican’s Secretariat of State.I’m excited because officials at the Vatican—God bless them—need all the help they can get. Newswires have been full of bad news for the Roman Curia: Vatileaks has been the latest snafu, but there’s the Vatican Bank scandal, the decade-long clergy abuse crisis, liberal outcry following the Pope’ … [Read more...]

God Needed Heroes– But Was This What He Meant?

JUNE 29 - FEAST OF STS. PETER AND PAULThere is an old adage:  “God doesn’t call the qualified; he qualifies the called.”And if you’re looking for a man who proved that by his life, the apostle Peter is your guy.  Peter, you’ll recall, denied Christ three times in the courtyard on Holy Thursday night.  Peter had seen his Master beaten and condemned to death, and he feared the Romans and the Jews who had treated Jesus so cruelly.Poor, bedraggled Peter—fearing for his life, he had three … [Read more...]

LIFE: Flashing, Pulsating, Captivating Life

Alexander Tsiaras

You may not know his name, but I’ll bet his scientific visualizations—explosions of color and vivid images of the human body—have captivated you, flashing from the covers of magazines such as TIME and LIFE. *     *     *     * Alexander Tsiaras, founder of Anatomical Travelogue and, is an associate professor of medicine and chief of scientific visualization at Yale University School of Medicine.  He is an internationally renowned journalist, author of six books, and speaker.  An … [Read more...]