Indeed, what difference does it make?

Submitted by frlarry on Sat, 03/14/2015 - 14:25
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Former Secretary Clinton notoriously asked "What difference at this point does it make?" regarding the motivation of the terrorists who attacked the American embassy in Benghazi. Laying aside the issue of why motivation is, generally speaking, important, we can ask ourselves whether our system has shifted so far out of balance that the question of what has motivated our politicians to make destructive choices for so long may soon become irrelevant.

Scientism, Fideism and the Breakdown of Society

Submitted by frlarry on Mon, 03/09/2015 - 16:09
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Morals are inextricably connected to faith and world view. To think otherwise is to not understand what any of the three is actually about. To pretend otherwise is to be intolerant of other's views. One of the fundamental problems society has today is not that there are gays, lesbians, etc., or that there are socialists, communists or jingoists in our midst. The problem is that we seem unable to recognize the moral boundaries we all live by or the compromises that will enable us to live in peace.

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for March, 2015

Submitted by frlarry on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 14:38
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VATICAN CITY, 1 March 2015 (VIS) - Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for March is: "That those involved in scientific research may serve the well-being of the whole human person".

His intention for evangelization is: "That the unique contribution of women to the life of the Church may be recognised always".

FRANCIS-PRAYER INTENTIONS/VIS 20150301 (70)
Published by VISarchive - , March 1, 2015

 

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