Remembering Tom Howard

Tom Howard’s Chance or the Dance was one of the influences that affirmed the decision I had already taken to leave Evangelicalism and head down the road first to Canterbury then to Rome. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Sri Lankan bishops oppose amendment that would strengthen presidency

CNA Staff, Oct 15, 2020 / 04:47 pm (CNA).- Sri Lanka’s bishops said Tuesday that the country’s democracy would decay if parliament passes a constitutional amendment that would strengthen the president’s power. The bishops said the Twentieth Amendment, which...

The Encyclical Era: Are Catholics Obliged to Read Every Papal Document?

For years as an Evangelical Protestant, the common discourse revolved around quotations from the Holy Scriptures. Speakers would talk at conferences. Pastors would preach. No one would think anyone really argued a point without copious references to the Holy Bible. I...

Redeeming the Time and Dear Ole England

I have been uploading articles I have written for various sources to the Archived Articles section of the blog four at a time. However, with the new “What’s New for Donor Subscribers” feature on the website homepage, it is easier to load two at a time. Read the Whole...

Barrett hearings day 4: Witnesses praise judge's 'outstanding competence'

Washington D.C., Oct 15, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- A former student and clerk of Amy Coney Barrett praised the judge’s character on Thursday, during the Senate Judiciary Committee’s last day of hearings on her nomination to the Supreme Court.  In addition to witnesses...

Of Latin, Papa Ganganelli, and the suppression of the Jesuits

I enjoyed this… Spiritual reading pic.twitter.com/2hKKgPZpax — Rev Fr Robert Badger (@rbbadger2) October 15, 2020 The book in question is … Ossa Latinitatis Sola ad Mentem Reginaldi Rationemque: The Mere Bones of Latin According to the Thought and System of … Continue...