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Views of a new Catholic in an old world on the joy and inexhaustible meaning found in the Faith
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Did you see Pope Francis’s homily yesterday? Therein he said,
Valdimir Putin in the New York Times, writing with poise about the de-evolution of US foreign policy, the purpose of the United Nations, and the pathway to peace in Syria. I think he studied the speech delivered to the UN by Pope Paul VI, back in the Fall of 1965.
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Just put together an American 501(c)(3), nonprofit corporation, call it the Syrian Emergency Task Force, and get busy swaying the opinions of seat holders in the House and Senate, writing op-ed pieces in the big papers, etc. One of my senators, Bob Corker (R-TN) was totally hoodwinked by them.
But they made a mistake in hiring a person who lied about having a doctorate. Oops.
In case you missed it, your intrepid blogger can point you to the segment below. There was a good discussion between Helen Alvaré, Get Religion’s Mollie Hemingway, and anchor Colleen Carroll Campbell.
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Or is it “Farewell My Lovely?” Those are the titles that came to my mind as I read his essay today over at Commonweal.
No disrespect to Raymond Chandler intended for thinking of his titles, but I will never get back the hour I lost reading Bottums’ essay, where he makes his personal case for coming out in favor of Same Sex Marriage, or of not fighting it anymore. [Read more...]
By just perusing it briefly, see, he could learn a lot of neat things. You know, like how the Church teaches that homosexuals are no more sinful than folks who are not homosexuals. [Read more...]
The Coptic Christian Church in Egypt has put out the following statement,
“The Egyptian Coptic Church is following the unfortunate developments on the ground of our country Egypt and emphasizes its strong stance with the Egyptian police, armed forces and other organizations of the Egyptian people in the face of groups of armed violence and black terrorism…While we appreciate the sincere and friendly position that understands the nature of the developments, we strongly deplore the media fallacies that are prevalent in Western countries.”
But for some reason, our nation officially seems to still be pining for Mohammed Morsi and his despotism leaning Muslim Brotherhood. [Read more...]
So there I was, minding my own business, getting ready for a day off tomorrow to celebrate the birth of our nation. And then I saw this…
I’m all for love of God, and love of country, but make the hurting stop!
News flash: the Blessed Virgin Mary isn’t Betsy Ross. [Read more...]
I’ve been feeling a bit like Obi Wan Kenobi did after Alderaan was destroyed. Too geeky? Then try Matthew 2:18. Get the picture? The main reason is what has been going down in Syria and in Egypt. [Read more...]