Pope Receives Chairman of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Today, Saturday, February 15, 2020, Pope Francis received in audience, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, His Excellency Mr. Željko Komšić, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who subsequently met with His Eminence Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro...

WDTPRS – Sexagesima Sunday: Some make it but many do not.

In the traditional Roman calendar, last week was the first of the pre-Lenten Sundays, Septuagesima or “Seventieth” before Easter. This Sunday is called Sexagesima, “Sixtieth”.  This number is more symbolic than arithmetical. For a fuller explanation, HERE. Read the...

Of Flags and Railroads

Symbols mean something, and today is the anniversary of our adoption, back in 1965 under Lester B. Pearson, of a the ‘maple leaf’ as our national flag, replacing the richer symbolism of the Canadian Red Ensign. Whatever one’s aesthetic tastes, the union jack, the lion...

Listening In: 5 Stories That Lit Up the Internet This Week

By Alyssa Murphy | 5. As a cruise ship can’t dock, a priest on-board buoys spirits amidst a Coronavirus outbreak scare. Imagine the panic of being stuck on a cruise ship for more than two weeks—no nearby ports will allow the… Read the Whole Article at its...

Jesus: Liberal rabbi or incarnate Messiah?

Readings: • Sir 15:15-20 • Ps 119:1-2, 4-5, 17-18, 33-34 • 1 Cor 2:6-10 • Mt 5:17-37 “Was Jesus in reality a liberal rabbi—a forerunner of Christian liberalism? Is the Christ of faith, an therefore […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...