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Chaput on Christianity

In Uncategorized on May 11, 2009 at 8:42 pm

Charles J. Chaput offers some straight talk on New Life in Christ: What it Looks Like, What it Demands (First Things, May 11, 2009).

Notwithstanding that Chaput is devotedly Catholic, and William Wilberforce adamantly wasn’t, this article reminds me of Wilberforce’s writings on real Christianity.

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Life in Germany

In Uncategorized on May 8, 2009 at 5:40 pm

An American living in Germany notes some everyday German idiosyncracies. (Via 7 Quick Takes Friday at Conversion Diary)

French Catholic youth say “Leave my pope alone”

In Uncategorized on May 8, 2009 at 4:04 pm

This is from March, but it seems that some Catholics in Europe are tired of attacks on churches and the Pope, etc., and are staging counterprotests. (And for their troubles they are being labeled “far right” by the press.)

Land of the brave, but not of the free?

In Uncategorized on May 7, 2009 at 3:27 pm

From wjactv.com:

Feds To Seize Private Land For 9/11 Memorial

Posted: 1:04 pm EDT May 7, 2009Updated: 1:12 pm EDT May 7, 2009

National Park Service officials said they will begin taking land for the Flight 93 memorial in Somerset County from property owners because negotiations have been unsuccessful.

The service said it will condemn about 500 acres still needed for the memorial to be built in time for the 10th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks…