Daily Archives: January 12, 2012

Now This Is How A Church Should Be Renovated

Over at the Deacon’s Bench: See below… and read the story behind it here. Love it or hate it, you have to admit: it’s a dramatic difference.  I’m reminded of something Fr. George Rutler said a couple years ago, when  … Continue reading

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North Koreans Punished for Insufficient Grief

Oh my… Authorities in North Korea are reportedly punishing citizens – six months of hard labour – who didn’t mourn hard enough over the death of “eternal leader” Kim Jong-il. Anyone who didn’t attend the histrionic mass gatherings in Kim’s … Continue reading

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Children are Being Abandoned on Greece’s Streets

Children ‘dumped in streets by Greek parents who can’t afford to look after them any more’ Shocking! Children are being abandoned on Greece’s streets by their poverty-stricken families who cannot afford to look after them any more. Youngsters are being … Continue reading

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The Traditional Anglican Communion – Christians on the move!

by Bishop Michael Gill Nothing is worse than the feeling of not knowing where one is going. Being lost is never a pleasant experience. Following press and news around matters within the Traditional Anglican Communion in 2011, some people have … Continue reading

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A Complete Ignatius Catholic Study Bible in 2014 / 2015

It would seem as if an entire Ignatius Catholic Study Bible will be completed by 2014 or 2015. I already have the New Testament and it really is good. I do hope they hurry along… HT:  Timothy who notes: The beginning of this … Continue reading

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Clothing Matters: What We Wear to Church

The so-called “worship wars” of recent years may have produced a winner. Many congregations remain divided between traditional and contemporary styles, but in most places the contemporary appears to have gained the upper hand. What’s more, our worship services have … Continue reading

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You Never Marry the Right Person

How our culture misunderstands compatibility. In generations past, there was far less talk about “compatibility” and finding the ideal soul-mate. Today we are looking for someone who accepts us as we are and fulfills our desires, and this creates an … Continue reading

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Half a Million Children Unhappy, Says Church-backed Report

Half a million children in Britain are unhappy at any moment, according to a   report backed by the Church of England. The Telegraph has more: The study published by the Children’s Society following interviews with 30,000 under-16s claims those who have … Continue reading

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More American Catholics Seeking Justice in Church Courts

New York – Parents upset by the admission policy at a parochial school.  Clergy and parishioners at odds over use of their building. A priest resisting a  transfer to another parish. It was once assumed that disagreements like these in … Continue reading

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