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1,142 New Ways to Go to Heaven

February 13, 2016

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I’m a little short on time today and so can only offer you a brief post.  Another reason for the brevity is that sometimes you just look at something in dismay and say “Wow, I’m speechless”.  If you haven’t heard, this week Pope Francis appointed what are being called “super-confessors”.  These men are priests who […]

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Today (more than ever) Theology Matters

February 17, 2015

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Theology matters.  I know, I know, just the word “theology” sounds boring, right?  It makes us think of bearded old men in libraries who obviously don’t have enough energy and zest to go live their faith so they sit around a table in outdated suits and vests just talking about it.  But let me shock […]

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Yes – There is Difference!

December 26, 2014

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This past Monday (December 22,2014) Pope Francis said these words in an opening prayer at the Feast of Immaculate Conception celebration: – “Oh Mary, our mother, today the people of God in celebration venerates you, the immaculate, preserved from the contagion of sin from the beginning, accept the gift I offer on behalf of the […]

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Did Pope Francis Read “Love Wins”?

September 12, 2013

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I am all sorts of confused today.  Regular visitors to this blog know that this isn’t a rare occurrence, but today  I’m taking my confusion and bewilderment to new uncharted heights that will surprise even them!  Last night I read the open letter recently put out by Pope Francis and published in an Italian newspaper […]

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Just Tweet Those Sins Away!

July 20, 2013

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Throughout all of Scripture, it’s made extremely clear that when sins are committed, our just God and Judge must hand down punishment.  After all, if He pardons the guilty, then He isn’t a just judge.  His uncompromising justice is made clear in several passages, including this one: Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent — […]

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