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A Rebuttal to Metropolitan Hilarion

A wonderful and truthful reply to Metropolitan Hilarion’s recent accusations that the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church was leading a “crusade against Orthodoxy.”  From the introductory remarks of the rebuttal. 234 more words

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On Being Beautiful

In philosophy, we consider being under three different aspects that we call the transcendentals. They are the true, good, and beautiful (verum, bonum, et pulchrum). As being is knowable to our intellects, it is true; as being is loved by our wills, it is good; as being appeals to our emotions and aesthetic sense, it is beautiful. 1,728 more words

Pope Benedict XVI Affirms Beauty, Revealed in Art and Music, is a Path to God


•By Deacon Keith Fournier
•Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Blessed John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI are encouraging the flourishing of all the arts in a great renewal of humanity for our age. 5,066 more words

Don't hold your breath

Over in the Land of the Pollyannas, “Conservatives” are jumping for joy over a comment which Pope Francis affirmed Catholic doctrine on abortion.

Don’t get me wrong: it is always good when the Pope preaches Catholicism. 106 more words

Economist 4/16/14

  1. When Pope Francis celebrated his first Easter as CEO, just after being appointed, the world’s oldest multinational was in crisis.The first is a classic lesson in core competences.
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Someone Murdered the Pope

Someone murdered the Pope in the chapel.

Who could this be, making the trouble?

Is it the doctor who has a sharp scalpel?

Is is the hobo who lives in the rubble? 86 more words