Author Archives: Lawson "Trip" Cox

Superman’s Christ-like parallels

Zack Snyder, director of the new ‘Man of Steel’ movie, explains that he intentionally incorporated many Christ-like parallels in the film: “When we started to examine the Superman mythology, in the most classic sense, I really wanted to press upon … Continue reading

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Number of the Beast Humor

A silly classic from Catholic-Pages.com: 666: No. of the Beast OK, you know that 666 is the Number of the Beast, but did you know that: 660 Approximate number of the Beast DCLXVI Roman numeral of the Beast 666.0000 Number … Continue reading

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Nearing 86, Pope Benedict XVI has already outlived 9 of previous 10 pontiffs

It has been nearly two weeks since Pope Benedict XVI announced his intentions to resign from the papacy – or in his more precise words, to “renounce” the office. I think he has been a great pope since his elevation … Continue reading

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Prayer to someone other than God

Catholics pray to God. Catholics also pray to the saints. Many non-Catholics claim that it is “unbiblical” to pray to anyone other than God. But a closer look at Scripture reveals that this is not the case. Instead, it is … Continue reading

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Skipping Christmas

It happened in 2005, and it’s happening again this year. With Christmas falling on a Sunday, some — perhaps many — Protestant/Evangelical congregations are canceling their Sunday worship services. Earlier this week, an opinion piece entitled “Skipping Christmas” on the Associated Baptist … Continue reading

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Who is winning the battle for marriage?

CatholicVote.org sent an email today with this interesting graphic: It’s quite telling. In the 31 states where voters have been given the choice to defend marriage or redefine it, the traditional definition of marriage has always won. See the full … Continue reading

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YOUCAT: Study it ‘with passion and perseverance’

Here’s one book I plan on getting: YOUCAT, the Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church: It seems to be a perfect catechism for young people. But frankly it looks pretty enjoyable for a forty-something like myself. Pope Benedict XVI gives … Continue reading

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More Catholic Perspective on Bin Laden’s Death

More perspective on Osama bin Laden’s death, this time by Jimmy Akin: http://www.ncregister.com/blog/killing-bin-laden-catholic-perspective

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Vatican Statement on Bin Laden’s Death

The National Catholic Register has this statement from the Vatican on Osama Bin Laden’s death: The Vatican has released this statement this morning on the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed by American forces in Pakistan: “This morning, … Continue reading

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Statue of Christ desecrated on Easter Sunday

A statue of Christ was discovered vandalized on Easter morning at St. Peter Chanel parish in Alpharetta, Georgia, north of Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Pink paint was sprayed on the face and hands, and the $80,000 statue was tagged … Continue reading

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