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The Emmaus Pope…

“Proclamation in a missionary style focuses on the essentials, on the necessary things: this is also what fascinates and attracts more, what makes the heart burn, as it did for the disciples at Emmaus.” — Pope Francis, 30 September 2013 Pope … Continue reading

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Apologies for the one-track mind lately…

I’m just having my own little crisis of faith. No biggie. Or, yeah, a little biggie. It does wonders for scrambling the codgitative radar, as you can see. If it’s any encouragement to my readers (I mean you, you, and … Continue reading

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“This isn’t Denzinger.”

 “God is not a God of confusion but of peace.” — I Corinthians 14:33 This isn’t hard. Pope Francis does not want to dress or live like past popes, does not want to interact with the world like past popes, … Continue reading

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Catholic is as Catholic does…

[NB: I first published this post this morning, but this afternoon I slightly modified it and significantly expanded the middle portion of it. So, if you are interested, or even just feeling masochistic, give this post another go.] “I am … Continue reading

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Live feed of Pope’s latest General Audience…

Thanks, Splicd.com. As I used to say, “Pope Guido.”

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A leading prelate weighs in on Pope Francis’s latest statements on good and evil…

Thus said Pope Francis to Scalfari: “Each of us has a vision of good and of evil. We have to encourage people to move towards what they think is Good. … Everyone has his own idea of good and evil and … Continue reading

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Reading ALL THE THINGS!

It’s very reassuring to find other Catholics, far more eloquent and insightful than myself, expressing some of the same concerns I have as I get to know Pope Francis more and more. I pray for the Pope, but I can’t … Continue reading

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