Just Catholic: El Chapo's recapture provides laudatory headlines, but forget political posturing, the real discussion about guns, drugs and people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is about poverty.
Just Catholic: Things were pretty much unchanged for women in 2015. In Afghanistan, a 27-year-old woman was lynched by a superstitious mob. Elsewhere, Catholics argued that women cannot image Christ.
Just Catholic: Let's connect the dots between climate change, excessive building, and money.
Just Catholic: I think it is a serious misstep on the part of the powers-that-be to assume that a) everybody knows what went on at the synod; b) anybody cares.
Just Catholic: As an evil slime spreads over so much of the world, we stare in amazement. Where did this come from? How can this happen? Who is guiding this?
Just Catholic: You get the impression that the synod participants are not talking with but rather at each other, and that everybody is angrily defending … what?
Just Catholic: Early church fathers preferred asceticism but wrote that married households are the basis of Christian community.
Just Catholic: It is one thing for a humble, holy pope to preach the Gospel with and without words. It is quite another thing for the corporation that is church to do the same. The disconnect remains. It has to do with women.
Just Catholic: As refugees reach Hungary, Pope Francis says bring them on -- Europe can take in thousands. Meanwhile, a Hungarian bishop of the region besieged by migrants says no.
Just Catholic: What's 'technocratic paradigm'? The technocratic approach sees a person as a mind-body machine. Francis says solely technological approaches to questions inevitably fail the human spirit.