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Spotlight

I was privileged to have seen a sneak peek at Thomas McCarthy’s movie “Spotlight” which chronicles the Boston Globe Spotlight team uncovering the massive cover up of the sexual abuse crisis within the Boston archdiocese. One of the perks for being … Continue reading

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Can You Define Unbridled?

Scrolling through my various social media sites I see all sorts of positive posts from my lefty friends praising Pope Francis for his harsh words against capitalism. In an article by by Philip Pullella and Daniela Desantis written on July … Continue reading

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The Vatican’s Moral Crisis Profits or Why We Support Climate Change

Today the New York Times published an article titled Pope Francis, in Sweeping Encyclical, Calls for Swift Action on Climate Change by Jim Yardley and Laurie Goldstein which outlines a “radical transformation of politics, economics and individual lifestyles to confront environmental … Continue reading

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Holy See this Tribunal!

Today the Vatican announced that they would  create a tribunal “for judging bishops accused of covering up or failing to act in cases of child sexual abuse by priests.” writes Elisabetta Povoledo and Laurie Goodstein for the New York Times.  Not so … Continue reading

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Horror Movies for October #28

Today we push the envelope a little in defining, what exactly is horror by highlighting Luis Buñuel‘s 1962 “The Exterminating Angel“. Wealthy guests at a dinner party find themselves trapped in a room simply because, for some unexplained reason, they … Continue reading

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Patron Saints of the Holy Cover Up.

This weekend Pope Francis will canonize two previous Pope’s as saints. John XXIII and John Paul II. John XXIII will become a saint even though his second miracle has not yet been verified. When you’re a pope, isn’t one enough? … Continue reading

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