Tag Archive: ecclesiology

Apr 14

Bye, Bye, Marty

June 22, 2005 I still get a number of hits to my post about the firing of Christian talk show host Marty Minto. I never quite finished it because I got tied up in more important things, so I decided to come back and do just that. For those interested, the original entry can be …

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Apr 12

TCitMW: Responses to Critics

I wish to thank all those who have contributed their opinions to the discussion what ways the Church can/should change in the next pontificate and ways it cannot/should notchange. Some of the responses have come in the form of full blog entries, rather than comments. I’d like now to offer rebuttals and clarifications.

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Apr 07

Thank God the Church Isn't a Democracy

“In one poll, 87 percent of American Catholics said they had a favorable impression of John Paul II. Yet 57 percent said the next pope should moderate the Vatican’s policies ‘to reflect the attitudes and lifestyles of Catholics today.’” – Peter Slevin, Washington Post “68.3% Prefer ‘Buddy Christ’ from Dogma to a Crucifix – Morgan …

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Feb 24

Photo Op

Here’s a picture of me with the St. Paul Cathedral and Pittsburgh Oratory combined RCIA class of 2005 and Bishop Donald Wuerl. The angle isn’t so great, but there were other pictures taken from the direction everyone is looking. As soon as I have one of those, I’ll post it, too. 🙂

Feb 15

A Comfort

Sometimes I worry about how dissident so many Catholics are these days. In Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic, David Currie offers this bit of hope. “From time to time, the proclamation of the truth will solidify the opposition. The victory of God’s way over man’s way will appear to be in peril. Even some Christians …

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