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September 11th Prayer

O God of love, compassion, and healing,
look on us, people of many different faiths
and traditions,
who gather today at this site,
the scene of incredible violence and pain. 277 more words

The Muslim Reality and the Western Crisis

In 1998 Cardinal Ratzinger was interviewed by Peter Seewald and made the following statement which alerted most Christians to the current religious peril.

“The great moral crisis of the Western World broke out in the 60’s &70’s. 286 more words

07 Observation

Why Do We Suffer?

A friend asked me recently, “Why do we suffer? Why does religion say that our pain, hardships, and the insults we face is a good thing?” 1,365 more words

Jesus Christ

Sorry Pope Benedict

Some years ago in 2006 when Pope Benedict gave a lecture on Faith and Reason at Regensburg, his words were quoted out of context and twisted. 72 more words

Iraq

Pope Francis' Legacy? No to Traditional Culture Wars, Yes to Fighting Poverty and Inequality

It’s still too early for a real evaluation of the significance of Francis’ pontificate. But such a consideration may have to come sooner than expected, given the Pope’s shocking comments that he may have only another two or three years before he goes… 364 more words

Cameron M Jones

The Name of God

A lovely quote from Pope Benedict, from the folks at the Daily Gospel online.   They chose it to accompany the reading for the 7th Sunday of Easter, John 17:1-11a.    346 more words

David Cruz-Uribe

12th February 2013/Rome

Day 6/Rome

I got to know my newly found Brazilian friends, Inacio & Julio(i can’t remember if that is real name but he looks like Brazil’s Julio Cesar so let’s just leave it at that). 2,084 more words

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