CAN POPE FRANCIS TURN A BLIND EYE TO THE WORK OF THE MAFIA?

maryhomegirl:

FRANCIS IS LIKE

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Pope Francis has recently said that mafia members, who participate in a system of corruption, crime, and horrific violence, have cut themselves off from God and the Church and have therefore excommunicated themselves. If they will not change their ways, at least the Pope has announced that the Church can no longer ignore this evil. Read more here.

(Source: jordantarwater, via jdaviddark)

ayjay:

Today I am hearing on the internet that it is insensitive to celebrate Father’s Day because such celebrations could bring pain to those whose fathers are dead, or whose fathers were bad, or who wish that they could be fathers but cannot. I heard the same arguments on Mother’s Day. I have also read…

lessig:

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Nick Rubin is a high school student. His father, a longtime friend and senior lawyer at Microsoft, pointed me to a plugin Nick was building to scan the page you’re reading in a browser, and highlight the names of Members of Congress. When you hover over the name, you see from whom the Member…

Handwritten thank-you note from Wolfhart Pannenberg to Gunther Wenz (one of my teachers in Germany and WP’s former student) in a book by Stanley Grenz (also WP’s former student) just hanging out in the library of the Studentenwohnheim where I live. #nobigdeal  (at Collegium Oecumenicum München)

Handwritten thank-you note from Wolfhart Pannenberg to Gunther Wenz (one of my teachers in Germany and WP’s former student) in a book by Stanley Grenz (also WP’s former student) just hanging out in the library of the Studentenwohnheim where I live. #nobigdeal (at Collegium Oecumenicum München)

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