A Partly Cloudy Reminder of Truth in Love

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Last night, after Easter entertaining, my husband and I collapsed on the couch and, flipping through the channels, found a re-broadcasting of Pixar's wonderful short film, "Partly Cloudy", which you can see here. Enjoying it again, I told my husband I had actually written about the short, tying it into Pope Benedict XVI's encyclical, Caritas in Veritate. The piece was lost-in-transit from First Things to Patheos, but I was able to reconstruct most of it -- the internet is a glorious … [Read more...]

Benedict, Caritas in Veritate and Pixar

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(Originally posted July 09, 2009; lost in transit; recaptured (incomplete) April 09, 2012) The release today of Pope Benedict XVI’s latest encyclical, Caritas in Veritate, (“Charity in Truth”) completes the faith, hope and love trifecta begun with Deus Caritas Est (“God is Love”) and Spe salvi (“Saved by Hope”). I confess that, unlike many of my gifted friends, associates and intellectual betters, I have not yet finished reading Caritas in Veritate. Even so, I have … [Read more...]


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