Sometimes Change is Not Enough

It leaves me indignant when Christian fundamentalists –-right wing to the bone -– are talking about changing their designation from “fundamentalists” to “evangelicals.” What’s the difference? (click on the blog's bold title to read the whole.)

A Continuing Issue …

The dreadful story of Harvey Weinstein never seems to end, even bringing out more ugly reports about his abuse of young women aspiring to film work. There are many of them as reported in Forbes Magazine which names 50 women who have been abused at his hands. (click on the blog's bold title to read the whole.)

Important Words, Important History

On a brisk autumn October day, 500 years ago this week, a man named Martin Luther, a priest given to radical change, stood at the door of a Catholic church in Wittenburg, Germany and nailed a script on it with 95 theses. (click on the blog's bold title to read the whole.)

Weinstein and the Women

It’s now over 80 years since Shirley Temple released her Hollywood autobiography called Child Star. She was, naturally very busy with its promotion. In all the excitement that goes with such a book, her mother who accompanied her, was led somewhere else out of the way. (Click on the blog's bold title to read the whole.)

Do Prisons Really Help?

Prison is a recruitment center for the army of crime… (click on the blog's bold title to read the whole.)

A thought on the issue

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live…” I think that must happen in the lives of the thousands upon thousands of Catholic priests who must live with the horrible accusations of sexually abusing small children. (click on the blog's bold title to read the whole.)