Monthly Archives: February 2015

How David Carr described his messy relationship with faith

Originally at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/02/13/how-david-carr-described-his-messy-relationship-with-faith/ by  Sarah Pulliam Bailey New York Times columnist David Carr in 2008. (Helayne Seidman) New York Times journalist David Carr, who died Thursday, had a complicated relationship with religion. In his 2009 book “The Night of the Gun,” … Continue reading

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U.S. Bishops to Obama

February 23, 2015 President Barack Obama The White House Washington, DC 20270 Dear Mr. President: May God bless you in these difficult times! The brutal murders of twenty-one Coptic Christians by the so-called Islamic State in Libya are grim reminders … Continue reading

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Jailhouse Feminism

Originally at: http://eppc.org/publications/jailhouse-feminism-mary-eberstadt-beyonce/ by MARY EBERSTADT Never mind fifty shades of movie promotion for a moment. Now that the children have left the room, let’s take a look at something else going on out there, in the name of liberation and womankind, … Continue reading

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New Doctor of the Church

We have a new Doctor of the Church — Armenian Orthodox St. Gregory Narek! See below for announcement and then a video reading of a Narek prayer: (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has declared Armenian poet and monk, Saint Gregory of … Continue reading

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Coptic Christian bishop: I forgive ISIS

Originally at: http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/20/living/coptic-bishop-isis/index.html by  Daniel Burke Even by ISIS’ brutal standards, the video is horrific. Twenty-one Coptic Christians beheaded on a beach in Libya. Christians across the world expressed horror and outrage at the mass killing, with Pope Francis calling the … Continue reading

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The Gay Catholic Writer Who Changed My Life

Originally at: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2015/february-web-only/gay-catholic-writer-who-changed-my-life.html?paging=off by Wesley Hill BOOK TITLE Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living My Faith AUTHOR Eve Tushnet PUBLISHER Ave Maria Press RELEASE DATE October 20, 2014 PAGES 224 PRICE $13.24 Sometime in 2007 I discovered Eve Tushnet’s … Continue reading

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THE SPONGEBOB EFFECT

Originally at: http://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/1765/the-spongebob-effect by Shane Raynor The American Academy of Pediatrics told us this week that SpongeBob Squarepants may be contributing to Attention Deficit Disorder in kids. They didn’t say it in those exact words, but that’s what their recent study with … Continue reading

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