Daily Archives: 11 February 2018

BOOKS RECEIVED: @DouthatNYT on state the Church under Francis (terrific) – John Rist in Reading Augustine series (a scream)

John Rist is one of the best working scholars on Augustine and writers on ethics in the world.   His books are fantastic, but they are hard. Who is this guy?  HERE  He was also one of my profs in Rome. … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s resignation 5 years on. Your thoughts.

Five years ago today, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he would abdicate, effective 28 February.  My posts on that day.   HERE Lightening struck the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica. The Feast then, as today, of Our Lady of Lourdes. I … Continue reading

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