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[caption id="attachment_4773" align="alignleft" width="204"] Catholic author, speaker and theologian Fr. Robert Barron is also the founder of the global media ministry Word on Fire (www.WordOnFire.org).[/caption] One of the gifts of Christmas family reunions (that, with the size and spread of a very large extended family only happen every ten years or so) is meeting a long-lost relative who y ...
On a FB thread a friend began, there's a discussion of homosexuality, race, and gender. My friend is not tolerant: he lives his beliefs. An aside: I don't really like the word 'tolerance.' It always reminds me of the stuff I didn't want to eat when I was a kid. My mother & grandmother said I'd learn to 'tolerate' them... Ugh. I don't WANT folks to 'tolerate' my niece, my best friends, ...
Is Time Magazine's Person of the Year a communist? "Pope Francis: Our Brother, Our Friend" author Alejandro Bermudez speaks out
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPOwb05tJg8[/youtube] Separating truth from media spin. By now you know that Time Magazine has snubbed me once again and named Pope Francis as it 2013 Person of the Year. In explaining the decision Time Deputy Managing Editor Radhika Jones says “The Pope came onto the scene i ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. No ducking this controversy. It seems like everyone, including over a million Facebook users , is weighing in on A&E 's decision to suspect Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson following perceived anti-gay comments made to GQ Magazine . Here's a sampling. Then I'll throw in my two cents. A&E : “We are ex ...
In his speech for the Catholic Church’s World Day of Peace, marked for New Year’s Day, Time’s most recently elected “Person of the Year” decried the “widening gap between those who have more and those who must be content with the crumbs.” Pope Francis, it is obvious, is hammering the same theme that he sounded a few weeks ago when he called upon the world to reject “trickle-down economics,” “ ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Catholicism and hockey? Alyssa Bormes , author of the interesting new book The Catechism of Hockey , has made it her goal to highlight the metaphysical connections between the practice of the Catholic faith and hockey practice -- connections that most of us might miss because, well, who even thinks of such thing ...
Steve Coogan co-wrote and stars in "Philomena," based on the true story of an Irish woman searching for the son she gave up for adoption fifty years earlier. As an unwed pregnant teenager she was sent to a convent-run home. Her son was taken from her and adopted by an American family. A journalist whose background was in political reporting and had never done a "human interest" story helped he ...
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