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The Sound of Silence: Be Still, and Know That I Am God

I have this neat trick that I can do.  Sometimes I lie in bed at night and feel my brain.  That is, I experience an idea as a physical entity, leaping from left to right, pounding against my skull from the inside.  An action potential in the central nervous system:  calcium ions firing, neuro-transmitters leaping […]

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That They May All Be One: From the Reformation to Christian Unity

I pray not only for them, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, so that they may all be one, as you, Father, are in me and I in you, that they also may be in us, that the world may believe that you sent me. And I have given […]

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On St. Agnes' Feastday, the Blessing of the Lambs

Sweet St. Agnes had taken a vow of chastity—so she refused when suitors wanted her hand in marriage.  Even the governor’s son Procop could not win her heart, since she was canadian viagra pledged to God.  Angered, Procop accused her of being a Christian—which was illegal—and when she would not renounce her faith, she was […]

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The Pope and the Crocodile

I would stress that education, correctly understood, cannot fail to foster respect for creation…. Environmental protection and the connection between fighting poverty and fighting climate change are important areas for the promotion of integral human development. –Pope Benedict XVI, speaking to diplomats accredited to the Holy See on Monday, January 9, 2012 Our Holy Father […]

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"Faith Fatigue": Is That America's Problem, Too?

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