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Hypocrisy at Hobby Lobby?

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Current Events | 4 comments

I wanted to write a few words about the recent revelations published in Mother Jones that “the Hobby Lobby 401(k) employee retirement plan...

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The Matrix Revisited

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Current Events | 0 comments

This weekend marks the fifteenth anniversary of the release of the film The Matrix. Widely praised for both its technical wizardry and...

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Gratitude and Lament in the Season of Lent

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Current Events | 0 comments

In the first reading of the Ash Wednesday liturgy that we celebrated last week, the prophet Joel declares:  Blow the trumpet in Zion!...

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Pope Francis’s Evangelii Gaudium: Economy and State

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Current Events | 3 comments

Last Thursday I posted some reflections on Pope Francis’s recent Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium, in particular focusing on its...

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Pope Francis’s Evangelii Gaudium: Economy and Culture

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Current Events | 0 comments

Pope Francis insists that we live in an “economy of exclusion and inequality” governed by “the laws of competition and the survival of the...

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