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Pope awards Dutch abortion activist distinguished medal

Honestly, you can’t make this up.

Thanks to my Lutheran cyberfriend, the Revd Gregory Jackson from Ichabod, I discovered that Pope Francis has awarded a Dutch abortion activist with a distinguished medal. 528 more words


I Do: Pope Francis Marries Couple On Flight

(Santiago) – Two Chilean flight attendants are married, after Pope Francis traveled on their flight from Santiago to Iquique. Carlos Ciuffardi and Paola Podest were married in a civil service in 2010, but told the Pontiff they were unable to have a church ceremony because of a major earthquake that hit Chile that year.Reports say the Pope offered to marry the couple on the spot, with the head of the airline serving as witness to the marriage. 39 more words

Around The World

This Couple Ran Into The Pope On A Plane, So They Asked Him To Marry Them Mid-Air

There’s a lot of cool places in the world to get married — so many, in fact, it’s hard to choose where to say “I do.” Destination weddings are huge, and now people are opting to get married in even crazier situations, like underwater while scuba diving or even on a roller coaster. 426 more words

A lectionary sermon for Year B, Epiphany 3, 21 January 2018 based on Mark 1: 14 – 20

Called to Fish??
For those who stress how dependent Christians should be on Jesus, it may be timely to remind ourselves that Jesus is not recorded as being a one man band. 1,845 more words


Sweaters: The Pope

Hey. Look. He’s a great guy but even best friends don’t hang out 24/7. Right? Right.


And the light shineth in darkness

“If God permitted a pope to be notoriously heretical and contumacious, he would then cease to be pope, and the Apostolic Chair would be vacant.” 8 more words


Miss K on and off the smoking porch

I go to face her agsin in half an hour, or not, at 1030 smoke break. Sometines i catch sight of her when she’s unprepared or doesnt see me and then I have the better of her next time around.  239 more words