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Reflections

Consisting of relflections in a variety of categories, including:
<ul>
<li>scripture (homiletic reflections)
<li>philosophy (metaphysics or epistemology)
<li>morality
<li>psychology
<li>spiritual development
<li>science or mathematics
<li>technology
<li>medicine
<li>Church documents
<li>catechesis
</ul>

Vatican instruction on gays not new

Nice piece by Rich Leonardi in the Cincinnati Enquirer: "Vatican instruction on gays not new." It truly astonishes me that the media still can't tell the difference between pedophilia and ephebophilia, and they still can't seem to do even a very simple statistical calculation.

Gay Italian priests protest Vatican statement

CWN's report, "Gay Italian priests protest Vatican statement," Although I think these guys have adopted a rather simplistic view of the instruction (and if I read it the same way they do, I'd say they were justified in being insulted), at least they've got it's basic content right. They recognize that it's not endorsing business as usual.

QuizFarm.com :: What is your style of American Catholicism?

My results from the QuizFarm.com "What is your style of American Catholicism?" poll:

Althouse on "Kong"

Ann Althouse' comments on "King Kong," show that she has a pretty good appreciation for the laws of physical mechanics. I'm with her. It would be nice if movie budgets running in the hundreds of millions could afford to cover a reality check.

Zenit Interview with chairman of E.W. Scripps

In the interview, "Interview With William Burleigh of Scripps Company," Burleigh responded to a question about the role of the media this way:
There's generalized confusion about the role of the media. Its principal function is to gather facts about the world around us and present them in a fair, balanced manner. But another -- and presumably separate -- role is to offer opinions and serve as a marketplace for competing ideas.

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