Monthly Archives: September 2013

What the Basílica de la Sagrada Família Will Look Like When Finished…

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Because Jesus, His Disciples, and the Old Testament, Said Plenty About Hell

And once again, it’s inconvenient to the spirit of the age. But regardless of whether that is the case, the cycle of readings lead us to the passage where Jesus tells the story of Lazarus and the rich man in … Continue reading

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Unpacking Pope Francis’s Interview (Part III, the Conclusion)

Thus the Holy Spirit can use the humblest to enlighten the learned and those in the highest positions. That was the last line from the Catechism that I shared yesterday. It probably got lost in the shuffle so it’s worth … Continue reading

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Unpacking Pope Francis’s Interview (Part II) UPDATED

I’m back to unpacking Pope Francis’s interview, though the world seems to have moved on. Last time we left off with thoughts on aligning our minds with the mind of the Church, and I’ll will pick up from there.

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Joe Six-Pack Unpacks Pope Francis’s Interview (Part I) UPDATED

“I do not know what might be the most fitting description….I am a sinner. This is the most accurate definition. It is not a figure of speech, a literary genre. I am a sinner.” Pope Francis’s candid answer to the … Continue reading

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Just Because The Church Is A Mother, Doesn’t Mean You Won’t Get Punished

Fresh off Pope Francis’s remarks about the Church being a Mother, priests being like shepherdesses, kind and gentle, hugging the flock with tenderness etc., folks seem to have forgotten one thing. Just because Mom is a woman doesn’t mean she’s … Continue reading

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Because Even Superman Needs To Pray

Have you seen the quiz that’s going around the interwebs? The one where you answer 10 questions and presto, the literary character your answers best line up with is produced? I usually avoid these sorts of things, but a friend … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’s Homily On the Last Ember Day of Autumn

It seems fitting to me, at least. Especially this part,

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NARAL Mistakes “Go Directly to Jail” Card for the “Get Out Of Jail Free” Card UPDATED

Pope Francis, see, had a little something to say to OB/GYN’s today. It’s probably a talk the Main Stream Media missed after they put him in the “all clear/ ignore” box after yesterday’s bombshell interview.

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One Question to Pope Francis Went Unasked, and Unanswered.

Sigh. Maybe next time. Now that you’re here, you might be interested in Fr. James Martin’s take on Pope Francis’s interview. 

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