God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

I’m not surprised that Pope Benedict decided last week to allow the reintroduction of the Latin Mass (see also “U.S. Catholic Bishops Approve New Mass Translation”) in Catholic churches under special circumstances. It is consistent with his privileging of pre-Vatican […]

I feel for the pope. I really do. On the one hand, whenever he travels, he’s expected to make nice with everyone in his host country. To that end, he meets with Protestants and Orthodox, Jews and Muslims. They exchange […]

The latest news on children’s health insurance, Iraq-Senate, campaign spending, death penalty, a new Gilded Age, Iraq bombing, Iraq, antiwar movement, Darfur, Iran, North Korea, election- African Americans, Barack Obama, climate change, education, vatican, Lady Bird Johnson, and select commentaries. […]

All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation; that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting the […]

We hunger to be known and understood. We hunger to be loved. We hunger to be at peace inside our own skins. We hunger not just to be fed these things but, often without realizing it, we hunger to feed […]