Category: justice

Bishopy shenanigans in England

I have (mostly) resisted writing about recent goings-on in the Church of England. It seems better for my spiritual health to write about mission of the church or to fill this blog with silly...

BP = Breathtaking pollution. Big Picture

The Big Picture blog has some horrifying photos from the oil spill in the Gulf. These photos are heart-wrenching to see, but we’d best be willing to face the consequences of our sinful addiction...

Joyful giving

Last month, Lesley’s Blog riffed a little on post by Seth Godin. Lesley quotes Godin: “If you are walking by a pond and you see a child drowning, do you save her? What if...

Around the world with $10

What can you buy with $10? CNN.com has the answer. This chart is a little short on data for the developing world. I was astounded a few years ago when I was in Bangalore...

Same-sex marriage is conservative

Kathleen Parker, who won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, answers reader questions today in the Washington Post online. She covers a wide range of topics, and her answers are well worth reading. You...

Doing good, but a bad career move

This can’t go well for one’s ecclesiastical career. In his Sunday sermon last week, Fr. James Scahill said this, If [Pope Benedict] can’t take the consequences of being truthful on this matter, his integrity...