Tag Archives: Catholic

Jessica Jones: Fear is the Mind-Killer

By Source, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=47431125 I decided to continue taking advantage of my free trial of Netflix by watching the Jessica Jones television series.  The series draws on various parts of the comics that featured her as a recurring character … Continue reading

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Fair Questions: Did Tim Kaine discard his beliefs about abortion to gain power?

There have been quite a few people in the Catholic segment of the blogosphere upset about Tim Kaine’s recent position on abortion.  In an op-ed published by CNN, Carter Snead points out that Kaine has recently changed his position on … Continue reading

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Ahead of the Synod: Calling All Men

Recently, the Bishop of Phoenix issued an Apostolic Exhortation to the Catholic men in his diocese.  It was an excellent letter that managed to strike the right balance between the excesses of machismo and the excesses of emasculation, providing a … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Doctrines: Homosexuality and the Synod on the Family

As expected, the media narrative of the tale of two doctrines continued as the mid-term report was released.  Based on the hilarious response to it in many media outlets, I have to assume that the journalists either have no understanding … Continue reading

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Fair Questions: Were early Christians socialists?

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine who happens to be a Franciscan friar pointed out during his homily that it is mentioned in the Bible that the early Christian community shared everything in common.  This was connected with … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Doctrines: Pope Francis and the Synod on the Family

Over at the CNN Belief Blog, Delia Gallagher has put together a nice summation of the debate between the promulgators of two apparently very different doctrines in the Catholic episcopate regarding the reception of Holy Communion for Catholics who have … Continue reading

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Fair Questions: Why is this Pope so popular?

Today the CNN Belief Blog announced the triumph of Pope Francis yet again.  Only this time, it was something even less significant than winning the internet.  Today I learned from multiple sources that lots of American Catholics*  like Pope Francis.  … Continue reading

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