Monthly Archives: May 2013

The atheist orthodoxy that drove me to faith: Megan Hodder

Last Easter, when I was just beginning to explore the possibility that, despite what I had previously believed and been brought up to believe, there might be something to the Catholic faith, I read Letters to a Young Catholic by George Weigel. … Continue reading

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Rio a major test for Francis: Pentecostal Challenge

In exactly two months, Pope Francis will make his first overseas trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for World Youth Day [1]. It shapes up as the biggest Catholic blowout of the early 21st century, a massive celebration of history’s first Latin American … Continue reading

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Two Encyclicals Upcoming: Faith, Evangelical Poverty

According to an Italian bishop, Benedict XVI is concluding work on what was to have been his encyclical on faith, and Pope Francis will be writing an encyclical on poverty. “Benedict XVI is finishing writing the encyclical on faith which … Continue reading

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Love in the Sky

Amazingly creative love:

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Coca-Cola: Creative Conciliating

“For he is our peace, he who made both one and broke down the dividing wall of enmity, through his flesh” (Ephesians 2:14) Look here:

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Song of St. Perpetua

This is a very lovely song about St Perpetua, an early Christian martyr whose prison diary stands as one of the most fascinating and beautiful pieces of Christian literature. See here.

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A Brilliant new Website for Atheist-Christian Dialogue

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Papa cum filii et filiæ

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Pope Francis on $

Ladies and Gentlemen, our human family is presently experiencing something of a turning point in its own history, if we consider the advances made in various areas. We can only praise the positive achievements which contribute to the authentic welfare … Continue reading

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Blasphemy in Our Day

As the Revised Standard Version renders the 14th chapter of the Acts of the Apostles, Paul and Barnabas remind the proto-Christians of Antioch that it is only “through many tribulations” that we enter the Kingdom of God. The New American … Continue reading

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