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Watching I Am Cait

I am watching Caitlyn Jenner’s reality show. I’m addicted to reality shows and I really am fascinated with this story. For a lot of reasons, the biggest being that this issue isn’t going away and I want to know how to deal with it as a Catholic evangelist. 605 more words

Conversion

SPOTLIGHT (2015): Time To Watch The Good Guys Win

Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery and Stanley Tucci are the stars of Spotlight, a true story about abuse and a gross coverup… 37 more words

Thriller

Feast of Saint Sharbel Makhluf (24 July 2015)

Today, by an interesting but sad coincidence, is the commemoration day of Saint Sharbel Makhluf, a Lebanese priest, monk, and hermit, whom the Church celebrates at the very time when his homeland is being convulsed in bombardment, bloodshed, death, and tremendous suffering for so many. 204 more words

Daily Messages

Pope Francis Condemns Corruption and Unbridled Capitalism

Pope Francis Condemns Corruption and Unbridled Capitalism

Pope Francis is truly a remarkable figure.  My favorite quote from the above Huffington Post article:

He urged politicians and business leaders “not to yield to an economic model which is idolatrous, which needs to sacrifice human lives on the altar of money and profit.” 61 more words

Politics

How the Catholic Church Lost, and Continues to Lose

“A Smaller and More Ardent Church”

That the Catholic Church continues to shrink should come as a surprise to no one.  But I can’t help but think, didn’t they see this coming? 1,871 more words

This Week in Catholicism: Hype and Hope

The Pope is coming! The Pope is coming! Already he is in the Americas, being besieged everywhere he goes by happy, hopeful people. Our Papa is a ray of sunshine after a very long stretch of darkness. 452 more words

In The News

Catholicism Is Not a Set of Rules, but a Response

I seriously need a 12 step program to help me get past my addiction to Facebook. I have only been in two threads in a week and posted a few updates because it is difficult to not be on social media when you are a blogger. 1,197 more words

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