Tag Archives: Other Faiths

Just Bake The Cake! Just Deliver The Beer! What’s The Crucial Difference?

You tell me, citizen. See, a friend of mine posted a story up on his Facebook wall. Something about a trucking company getting sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The firm was having trouble getting a few employees … Continue reading

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Leonard Nimoy Explains The Origin Of The Vulcan Salute…

I am saddened to hear that Leonard Nimoy has passed away. May he rest in peace and rise again on the Last Day. Here is a clip of the story behind his improvisation of the Vulcan greeting “Live long, and … Continue reading

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What ISIS Really, Really, Wants, And More Importantly, What Joe Six-Pack Wants For ISIS

  So, there was this article published by The Atlantic online a week or so ago. You probably saw it. You might have even shared it on social media ( I know I did). It was written by Graeme Wood, titled … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Is Talking During Plane Flights Again (And You Know What That Means)

It means some folks will be writing their own encyclicals around his words. Shock! Remember a few days ago when Pope Francis steered clear of all kinds of controversy by discussing breast feeding in public? I can think of a … Continue reading

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Joe Six-Pack’s Succinct Thoughts On ISIS, Archbishop Sheen, The Whirlwind At The Archdiocese of Pravda, And MOAR

It’s been a weird month so far in the internet version of Catholiclandia and we’re only up to day 6. You may have noticed that I haven’t posted a cotton-picking thing since the month began. I assure you, my lack … Continue reading

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Keep Calm, And Keep Praying. We Aren’t Abandoning The Persecuted In Iraq UPDATED

  On Thursday, President Obama gave a brief speech that raised the hackles of folks seeking speedy solutions to the slaughter of Christians, and other religious minorities, that is occurring at the hands of the Islamist fighters of ISIS. From … Continue reading

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ISIS: Modern Day Iconoclasts Bent On Cleansing Islam Of Idolatry

The wildflower that has sprung up in the power vacuums created in the Syrian and Iraqi deserts has a name, and it is ISIS. Would you believe the roots of this particular group of terrorists are deeper than just being … Continue reading

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Source of Global Climate Change Found (And It Almost Killed Us All)!

The New York Post, and a few other news outlets, are now running the story that the solar flare that occurred in July 2012 (pictured below) almost took us back to the Stone Age. Maybe it would have, maybe it … Continue reading

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Psalm 119, The Hebrew Letter נ (Nun), And A Prayer

As Christians around the globe adopt the Arabic letter ن‎ (nun) as their profile pictures on social media, in solidarity with our persecuted brothers and sisters in Iraq and Syria, I was led to read Psalm 119. Truth be told, it … Continue reading

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Thérèse of Lisieux: the Mind of Lao Tzu, with the Heart of Confucius

—Feast of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Today we celebrate the feast of a Doctor of the Church, the little nun who could, the Little Flower, Thérèse of Lisieux. Responsible for countless conversions to the Faith, she bowled over … Continue reading

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