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Only Good News for 9-11-2013 C alvin's Commentary : Today is 9-11. I'm posting some very good news for you to read on 9-11. While all the pundits, including all the conservative talk show hosts on radio and progressive liberals on TV are reiterating and interpreting what Obama said last night at 9 PM, I'm not going to focus on him. He is not good news ...
Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. This is becoming a habit. Angels and Saints at Ephesus , the sacred music album from the Missouri-based Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles (their first hit being the well-received Advent at Ephesus ), is now holding the #1 spot atop the Billboard Magazine’s Classical Traditional Music Chart for 13 con ...
Sean Astin talks about his eclectic faith journey, his love of animals and his role in an upcoming Christian comedy from the Erwin Brothers
Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Mr. Nice Guy. That's how people who know him describe actor Sean Astin and after having had the opportunity to speak him in person, I have to agree. The son of Patty Duke and stepson of John Astin ( The Addams Family ) grew up with stars as parents and via memorable turns in films like Goonies, Memphis Belle ...
Pope Francis Pope Francis has sent a message of goodwill to Muslims worldwide. The text is available in multiple languages including French and Arabic on the Vatican website. Unfortunately, some Muslims tend to view this sort of gesture in a cynical way. They forget that in Islam, there is a religious basis for interfaith outreach such as this - the Qur'an itself praises the People of th ...
Speaking of "safe places"...Would you put the fish bowl down on the floor in front of a cat? Would you put a martini in front of an alcoholic? The Catholic Church has been plagued with scandals of sexual abuse. Young boys have been sexually abused by priests for years. It has nearly torn the Church in two. It has left the young men confused, scared and living in the shadows - for years. They we ...
What happened with the Pope’s comments, usually happens whenever any comment is made about homosexuality. It is taken out of context if it is not politically correct, and all attempts to polarize positions are made. In conversations about homosexuality, someone has decided there can be no gray, only black or white. And black or white means full acceptance or hate. There is no middle ground. Relig ...
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