As it was in the days of Apple, so it will be in the days of the Son of Man; they were eating and drinking, Facebooking and making videos on their smartphones up to the day that the stars will be falling from the sky, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken.
Uh-huh. Behold, the Smartphone Apocalypse!
Search your feelings. You know this to be true.
Some folks are likely to play the “Good Cleric/Bad Cleric” game with Cardinal Kasper’s comments about our divorced and civilly remarried brethren, but I won’t be. I’m just an regular guy, see, with no claims to knowing all the ins and outs of the theology of marriage.
I do know that Pope Francis has mentioned Cardinal Kasper’s book , Mercy: The Essence of the Gospel and the Key to Christian Life, favorably, going as far as to say, “This book has done me such good.”
Below is a snippet of Cardinal Kasper’s comments on this important matter given in an interview published in Commonweal this morning. Read them with an open mind, and an open heart. [Read more...]
Put your Bibles down, folks, because Jesus never said that. It’s just a thought that popped into my head while I was reviewing the results of the last five years of my retirement account. The seed of the thought was probably planted by my reading the gospels as I make my way trough the Bible in a year. [Read more...]