Friday, July 03, 2009

Quotation from current reading

And the Antichrist, with an air of scholarly excellence, tells us that any exegesis that reads the Bible from the perspective of faith in the living God, in order to listen to what God has to say, is fundamentalism; he wants to convince us that only his kind of exegesis, the supposedly purely scientific kind, in which God says nothing and has nothing to say, is able to keep abreast of the times.

Pope Benedict XVI, Jesus of Nazareth, p. 36

Commonweal and Our Lady of Victory

Bishops need to help heal the wounds of division, not deepen them.

Summary of a recent Commonweal editorial (from the website)

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Humble the enemies of our holy religion, and frustrate their evil purposes.

From a prayer to Our Lady of Victory, found in a prayer manual from 1948