In Manchester Still Falls the Rain

Why is there such madness, hatred and meaningless violence? [Read more…]

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Renewal in the Church: Send My Roots Rain

I remember as an Anglican priest Archbishop George Carey launched a big initiative called “The Decade of Evangelism.” It was more like “The Decay of Evangelism.” It was a big flop. From time to time in every church the leaders feel they must give evangelism and renewal the old college try. They form committees and [Read More…]

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Church of Nice or Church of Nasty?

Maybe we should change terminology and talk about a church that is Tough and Tender. [Read more…]

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God in the Details

The Catholic Church will sometimes seem to you to be full of human failure, incompetence, futility, fighting and frailty. But there is great treasure hidden in that muddy field. [Read more…]

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When is Apostolic Succession Valid?

Apostolic succession is more than the paperwork. [Read more…]

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Cardinal Coccopalmerio on Anglican Orders

Deacon Kandra reports here that Cardinal Coccopalmerio has suggested that Anglican orders may not be “absolutely null and utterly void” as declared by Pope Leo¬†XIII. In a recent book he writes, “When someone is ordained in the Anglican Church and becomes a parish priest in a community, we cannot say that nothing has happened, that [Read More…]

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