“The Name of God is Mercy”, the first book by the pontiff since he became pope, recounts a conversation between Vatican reporter Andrea Tornielli and Pope Francis on mercy. Michiko Kakutani is positive in her review for the New York Times, noting that the Pope seems to live in accordance with the principles of mercy, humility, […]
Day: January 11, 2016
Who would win in a no-holds barred bar fight? Church denominations square off in the imagination of Paul Detch, inspired to ask this question after witnessing a particularly ugly protest against anti-discrimination efforts in his town.
The surprising death of David Bowie, who just released a new album titled “Lazarus”, has sparked tributes and expressions of grief from fans, contemporaries, and faith leaders. Bowie died peacefully at 69 following a private 18 month battle with cancer, surrounded by friends and family. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi offered a tribute via Twitter. Ground Control […]
A schism would be a failure, but not a disaster, says Archbishop Welby.
Sometimes epiphanies feel like love at first sight. Especially if you’re Adam and Eve, having an epiphany about the full humanity of others.