Tag Archives: Roman Catholicism

I know I said I was done with calendars, but…

I love the French Republican calendar. It has (well, had, since Napoleon abolished it in 1806) ten months with seasonal names, like Snowy, Rainy, Windy (but in French, they have the same endings: Nivôse, Pluviôse, Ventôse). Right now we’re in … Continue reading

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Newt gets religion

So Newt Gingrich has converted to Catholicism. Now why do you think he picked that particular religion? And does 2012 have anything to do with it? No, according to erudite Newt: When you have 2,000 years of intellectual depth surrounding … Continue reading

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Faith and falling in love

My true-atheist friend and I were talking the other day, believe it or not, about how faith is a gift. It would be so great, we both agreed, to think you’d be reunited with your family when you died (assuming … Continue reading

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Supremes court Jesus

Jesus is the son of God; his body is actually there in that Communion wafer; and, forty days after coming back to life after his crucifixion, that whole body of his ascended into heaven. Not to mention that the Pope … Continue reading

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