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U2, Religion and Spirituality

I am heading to see U2 this weekend in Chicago with my wife (the kids are spending time with the grandparents :-).  I have always liked U2’s music but it was not until the last five or so years when … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Feast of the Holy Trinity (June 15, 2014): The God of Love

This Sunday is the Feast of the Holy Trinity.  The readings can be found here. Today’s reflection comes from Fr. Michael Campbell-Johnston, SJ, a former provincial of the British Jesuits.  You can read the entire reflection here, but set forth … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection (Pentecost), June 8, 2014: Unleashing the Fire of the Holy Spirit

  This weekend is the celebration of Pentecost, which marks the end of the Easter Season. The readings can be found here.  The coming of the Holy Spirit is often represented by tongues of fire.  Fire was also prominent for … Continue reading

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Grace Over Karma

“It’s a mind-blowing concept that the God who created the universe might be looking for company, a real relationship with people, but the thing that keeps me on my knees is the difference between Grace and Karma. . . I … Continue reading

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Vatican Hosting Multi-Discliplinary Conferences on the Beginning and the End of the Universe

The Vatican is hosting another conference on the intersection of faith and science, this time on the scientific, philosophical and theological intersections of the Big Bang and the end of the universe. This conference follows up on the conference last … Continue reading

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Dan Burke and Accuracy on Teilhard de Chardin

“By now, no one would dream of saying that [Teilhard] is a heterodox author who shouldn’t be studied” – Fr. Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman (July 2009). [Editor’s Note: This posting is in response to a recent article by Dan Burke in National … Continue reading

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Creeping Creationism in Latin America?

“An important function of theology is that of keeping religion linked to reason, and reason, to religion. Both these functions are of essential importance to humanity. . . [T]here exist pathologies of religion and – not less dangerous – pathologies … Continue reading

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