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June 3, 2006 Archives

More on the Global South

posted by awelborn

Gashwin Gomes (blogging from India for the summer) has thoughts and more links related to Christianity, the Global South and Philip Jenkins.

This morning at the Vatican

posted by awelborn

The subject: One of the themes of discussion was how the moderate voices in all the world’s major religions need to stand up to religious extremism in all its forms." He said that Mr Blair, who is Anglican, "underscored that […]

On the Pius Beat

posted by awelborn

Several review articles for you today. From William Doino: In light of the discussion over the Holy Father’s  visit to Auschwitz, I thought you and/or your readers might be interested in my 2003 interview with the esteemed British historian Sir […]

That was quick

posted by awelborn

Let’s see…Bishop Lennon was installed in Cleveland on May 15. News comes that FutureChurch, founded and located in Cleveland has been told to vacate the church property in which it’s headquartered. Note: Despite the fact that this was a cached […]

Previous Posts

There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to Michael, whom he remembered, among other things, as on

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But here's the thing.Whether or not Yates' original novel in

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, right?Well, here's a worthy recipient for your hard-

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling Episcopalians, all the better.To tell the truth, you can bl

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every minute of labor, describing the intensity of discomfor

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »


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