Daily Archives: 1 December 2010

Benedict’s Christ is not a teddy bear: Analysis by Samuel Gregg

My friend Samuel Gregg of the Acton Institute is one of the smartest writers, commentators I know.
He has a very good piece on the blog of the Acton Institute about Pope Benedict’s book-length interview which goes beyond the Condom Conundrum.
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WDTPRS POLL: Your Advent practices

Advent is a season of preparation for the Second Coming of the Lord as well as celebration of the First Coming, the Nativity of the Lord.
Many include in their observance of Advent many of the trimmings and trappings of Christmas.
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Critics and criticisms of Benedict XVI and his condom comments

Sandro Magister, Italian Vaticanista, has a thought provoking piece today which deals with criticisms of Pope Benedict XVI and what he said offered by his supporters.
I’ll include here just the first part.  Go to Magister’s site for the whole thing.
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Canadian Anglicans seek Rome

Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity.
From the Canada.com.
CALGARY — A Calgary Anglican parish is the first in Canada to take up an invitation made by Pope Benedict XVI last year to return to the Roman Catholic fold.
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