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Pope Francis: Equal Opportunity Disturber

Source: The Associated Press The above video from the AP reminds me something I wrote in May 2014: The critique offered by Pope Francis challenges all of us. To make this a matter of left vs. right misses the point. He is not critiquing the other guy. He is critiquing all of us. If anything, […]

Weathering Paradigm Shifts: “Where do we begin, the rubble or our sins?”

We have all heard it said, many times, that the one constant in life is change. Despite our cultural heritage, political heritage, religious heritage, some things will change in some way, to some degree, and those changes, even those that clearly promise the most positive outcomes in the short term or long term, always negatively […]

Pope Francis and The Liberal American Narrative

Did you hear the crazy thing that the crazy guy with a radio program said about the Pope? Yeah, me neither. That some talk-radio host or Fox News personality (or MSNBC personality) said something stupid is not news and it has long since stopped being interesting. Did you hear or read what Pope Francis actually said […]

Jubilee USA: Pope Francis; Pope of Peace, Justice and the Poor

On Wednesday, I shared a quote from newly appointed Pope Francis poverty and inequality. Also, on Wednesday, Jubilee USA Networks, an “alliance of more than 75 US organizations, 250 faith communities and 50 Jubilee global partners” released the following statement:: WASHINGTON, DC – Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA, a religious organization that works […]