I was going to write a long and involved post on the little news item that we would surely love to sweep under the carpet. The news out of Ireland about our failure to uphold Jesus’s new commandment. The commandment that, if we follow it, will prove to the world our name and heritage.
Pope Francis Calls A Divorced Lady In Argentina And Says, “It’s Okay For You To Receive Communion?” UPDATED
And she’s remarried? Yeah, I’ll believe it when I see the press conference. From across the pond, Damien Thompson shares the tale. Would you believe it involves a Facebook post? [Read more…]
Truly, truly, it wouldn’t be Lent without 40 days of silliness regarding The Incarnation running rampant.
Comes the esteemed history professor from UNC-Chapel Hill wondering for 38 minutes and 37 seconds about the historical Jesus, since he never called himself God, how did he become one?
The first thing you have to do? Forget all about that pesky Gospel of John. From the very first verse, see, John’s gospel proclaims the same truth that the Apostle Thomas stated when he stuck his fingers in Jesus’s still fresh wounds. [Read more…]
You’ve probably seen the story published by The Washington Post about the gay man who was allegedly denied a Sacrament by a priest because he was gay.
When I read the story, something didn’t smell right to me. The first thing that popped into my head though was a question. Is this news? Or is it propaganda disguised as news? I think it is the latter.
GetReligion has a fine stable of writers who, unlike many journalists, actually do “get” religion. Terry Mattingly does a great job sifting through this lopsided attempt to snare readers with an outrage inducing headline and lede.
Take a look, [Read more…]