Papa and Pop-Pop, Side-by-Side as Christians

Papa and Pop-Pop

What a day it is! With the release of Lumen Fidei and the announcement of canonizations of Blessed Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, today is all about continuity, cohesion and co-operation: the announced canonization of two modern popes; the release of an encyclical composed by two modern popes, "written with four hands" but with one heart; an unexpected moment when two modern popes sit side-by-side and ask our great angelic warrior, Saint Michael the Archangel, and the most humble of … [Read more...]

Benedict, Caritas in Veritate and Pixar

partly

(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 (unsurprisingly) m … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X