Wolf Hall’s second episode has aired, and if you’re not a history buff or reader, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the cast of characters. Thankfully, the Religion News Service of the Huffington Post has a thorough guide detailing the four Thomases. From the article: Viewers of Masterpiece’s “Wolf Hall” might be forgiven for getting a […]
Day: April 13, 2015
Pope Francis reiterated the words of Pope John Paul II during a Mass at St Peter’s Basilica on the 100th year since the start of Armenian executions in Turkey. Referring to three massive tragedies of the 20th century, Francis said, “The first, which is widely considered ‘the first genocide of the 20th Century’, struck your own Armenian people.”
David Brooks, op-ed columnist for the New York Times, has just written “The Road to Character“, a book about the path to living as a moral person. Writing in the Times, he gives a few examples of the virtues he believes moral people possess, presenting a sort of ‘moral bucket list’. Oliver Burkeman interviewed him in the Guardian […]
Working in collaboration with their local police department, St John’s Episcopal Church gave away bicycles that the police donated from their evidence room. One of the bikes came with a cart attached, which proved fortunate for a couple who have three small dogs and wanted to take trips with their pets.
John’s gospel today has a simple take on eternal life.