Monthly Archives: December 2014

Gay and Catholic: A Vital Book for Our Time

Originally at: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/theanchoress/2014/11/06/nobody-puts-tushnet-into-an-easy-niche/ November 6, 2014 by Elizabeth Scalia Over at the Patheos Book Club, they’re talking about several interesting new titles — it’s always a good place to stop and explore books; like an actual, old-fashioned, store you can read … Continue reading

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Rapping Priest

Fr. Joshua Johnson is a newly-ordained priest in the Diocese of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was recently the keynote speaker at the African-American Youth Congress in Lafayette, LA, an annual gathering of 600 teens, which is sponsored by Catholic Extension. … Continue reading

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Shocking Beliefs of C.S. Lewis

Originally at: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/frankviola/shockingbeliefsofcslewis/ by Frank Viola A well-known Christian author whom I greatly respect encouraged me to begin a series on the shocking beliefs of some of the great Christians who have impacted church history. Every follower of Jesus is a rough … Continue reading

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We must help Pope Francis realize his vision of a true ‘Church of the poor’

Originally at: http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/commentandblogs/2014/11/13/books-blog-we-must-help-pope-francis-realise-his-vision-of-creating-a-true-church-of-the-poor/ by FRANCIS PHILLIPS When Cardinal Bergoglio of Buenos Aires was elected Pope, he took the name “Francis” after the Little Poor Man of Assisi, prompted by a fellow cardinal who asked him to “remember the poor.” When he was … Continue reading

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Mario Joseph, Muslim Imam convert (fixed the link)

As a Muslim imam, Mario Joseph was well-versed in the Koran and in the teachings of the Islamic religion. In fact, it was precisely the Koran that brought him to an encounter with Jesus Christ and with the truth of … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, on the footsteps of the unknown Pope?

Originally at: http://www.mondayvatican.com/vatican/pope-francis-on-the-footsteps-of-the-unknown-pope by ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI «The Church is proud of having sons like you. You are her strength and the concrete and authentic testimony of the Church’s salvation, forgiveness and message of love. I embrace you all, may the Lord bless … Continue reading

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