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Christians and Guns Self-defence is not a crime. One should close an eye and aim well. Embracing gun control implies the denial of the basic principle of individual responsibility By Carlo Stagnaro "Shoot, shoot, shoot," Father Giorgio Giorgi said from the pulpit of his church in Retorbido, near Pavia, Italy, during a sermon about a year ago. These words stirred up trou ...
Producer Mario Costabile believes multimedia stage show "Array of Hope" is music to the ears of Catholic parents
Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Catholic evangelization hits a high note. In November of 2012, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops released its strategic plan for 2013-2016 titled “The New Evangelization/Journey with Christ: Faith-Worship-Witness.” In it, the bishops urged US Catholics to encounter Christ more fully through greater participati ...
After 30-years, I returned to college and attended a two-week session at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry. We studied Spirituality in Christian Life. The books that provided the framework for the class: The Desert Fathers, Julian of Norwich, Saint Ignatius of Loyola, and We Drink from our own Wells, by Gustavo Guitierrez. Peering into the history of spirituality proved instruc ...
Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 12 reasons 2012 was a very good year for faith-based and family films. 1. Captain America embraced the One True God and rejected false gods in The Avengers . 2. Bruce Wayne finally realized that family mattered in The Dark Knight Rises . 3. Peter Parker learned to be responsible in The Amazing Spider-Man . 4 ...
Can you feel the excitement in the air? The days are hot and sunny, and summer officially begins this week on June 21 st . It’s the longest day and the shortest night in the Northern hemisphere. I love this day. In the South of France it’s celebrated by jumping over bonfires as a way to gain courage and embrace the power of light and fire. That tradition dates back to pagan times, long before ...
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