Category Archives: General

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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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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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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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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Welcome home, Abby Johnson

If reports are true, Abby Johnson will be entering into full communion with the Catholic Church at this evening’s Easter Vigil Mass. Johnson is the former abortion clinic administrator turned pro-life activist, who recently penned the book Unplanned. A news … Continue reading

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Religion Survey: See how you do

Survey: Americans don’t know much about religion – Yahoo! News:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_rel_religious_literacy_poll

At the end of the article, there is a link to a questionnaire (not the full 32 questions mentioned in the article, but an excerpt of 15 questions). See how you do:
http://features.pewforum.org/quiz/us-religious-knowledge

I’d share that I got 15-out-of-15, but that might come across as “Pride”…one of the seven deadly sins! :-) Continue reading

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Free EWTN Radio for iPhone (Part 2)

Just over a year ago, I posted about one way to get EWTN Radio on your iPhone using the Time Shift Radio app. But lately, that app hasn’t been successfully connecting to the Guadalupe Radio Network. Thankfully, a caller on … Continue reading

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