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All murder is killing…. but not all killing is murder… It does make a difference!


I was rather disappointed recently when a generally well-respected Foxnews religious commentator, Fr. Jonathon Morris, quoted an infamous mistranslation of Scripture in his repeated reference to a particular Biblical commandment.   He quoted ‘you shall not kill’ when, in fact, the … Continue reading

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Inequality is the root of social evil… Inequality? Really??


“Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies (just) because they become fashions.”- G.K. Chesterton Soon after he became the Bishop of Rome, and the global leader of the Roman branch of catholic Christianity, the Vatican created a Twitter feed for … Continue reading

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Costly but Free; Salvation and the Gift of Truth


They proclaim; “There are many paths to God… There are many roads to Salvation!” — Whether it’s the gospel according to Oprah or the controversy-averse, positivist ponderings from mega-churches, those who demand that they be “recognized” as “christians” flock to … Continue reading

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Societas Martyrum; Bearing Witness is the call of Baptism


“Martyr” means both far less AND far more than most people think it does… The power and subtlety of English is largely due to its wide-ranging propensity for embracing words from other languages. In recent years, though, political pressure from … Continue reading

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Living Faith! [or “Rules are not just for Monks!”]


Love of our Lord reveals itself in the profound ordinariness of a holy life.  —  Leaving Faith “at the doorstep” is impossible if we truly follow Christ, because True Faith unavoidably influences how we live our lives. Salvation is through … Continue reading

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Brothers and Sisters with EVERYONE??


When the new governor of Alabama recently attended a Martin Luther King Jr. Day rally, he acknowledged that fellow Christians of all colors are his brothers and sisters and expressed a wish that all could share that status. The public … Continue reading

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