Monthly Archives: April 2016

On the Parable of the Good Samaritan

The address Pope Francis gave during this morning’s general audience in St. Peter’s Square. __ Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! Today we reflect on the parable of the Good Samaritan (cf. Luke 10:25-37). A Doctor of the Law puts … Continue reading

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Can a burgeoning satanic movement actually effect political change?

Originally at:https://theconversation.com/can-a-burgeoning-satanic-movement-actually-effect-political-change-57619 by Joseph P. Laycock Robert Eggers’ period horror film “The Witch” has been one of the surprise hits of 2016. It’s even gained a second wind since its February 23 release: the first weekend of April it played on … Continue reading

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Cardinal Dolan announces next step in Dorothy Day’s canonization

Originally at: http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/news/2016/04/21/cardinal-dolan-announces-next-step-in-dorothy-days-canonisation/?utm_content=buffer7da1d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer The Cause of social justice pioneer Dorothy Day has taken a step forward after a decision by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, to open a canonical inquiry into her life. The Archdiocese of New York is … Continue reading

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Science, Metaphysics and Metaphorical Ladders: When Science is Theology

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/uncommongodcommongood/2015/12/4091/

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Is Pope Francis really taking sides in 2016?

Originally at: http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2016/04/16/is-pope-francis-really-taking-sides-in-2016/ by John L. Allen Jr I was interviewed Friday by an Italian news agency, in conjunction with Bernie Sanders’ speech that day at a Vatican conference on economic justice. The main question was, “Do Americans think Pope Francis is … Continue reading

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Top Catholic in Holy Land warns ‘everyone is ready to kill the other’

Originally at: http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2016/04/15/top-catholic-in-holy-land-warns-everyone-is-ready-to-kill-the-other/ by Ines San Martin ROME—Jerusalem’s top Catholic official said Wednesday that an international agreement for the Holy Land is urgently needed, because everyone there is currently “ready to kill the other for their love of this land.” “I hope … Continue reading

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For Catholic astronauts, flying to space doesn’t mean giving up the faith

Originally at: https://cnstopstories.com/2016/04/07/for-catholic-astronauts-flying-to-space-doesnt-mean-giving-up-the-faith/ by Dennis Sadowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — On the International Space Station there’s a place, while filled with robotic equipment, where astronauts like to hang out. Called the Cupola, the small module has seven large bay windows that give crew … Continue reading

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