Links for 08/29/17

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Sebastian Gorka in February (Wikimedia Commons/Gage Skidmore)
Sebastian Gorka in February (Wikimedia Commons/Gage Skidmore)

At Salt & Light, Basilian Fr. Tom Rosica reflects on the Gospel text — "You are Peter" — we heard on Sunday

Check out our newest column: The Gospel of Sports.

In the Chicago Tribune, Mary Schmich writes that Cardinal Blase Cupich is "the voice of reason" that Chicago — and the country — needs in these fraught, often surreal times.

A photo at Fr. John Zuhlsdorf's "gofundme" site. What to say. "White shoes?"

At Politico, a visit to the Falwells' "South Beach flophouse." I find stories like this make me like the Falwell empire more: A "cesspool of vice" makes a comforting counterpoint to the usual Cotton Mather imitations that emanate from Lynchburg, Virginia, but I am sure some of the principal funders are outraged. 

Sebastian Gorka has left the White House. We can look forward to his having more time to share his vicious worldview on EWTN's "The World Over" with Raymond Arroyo. Fr. Spadaro: Call your office.

[Michael Sean Winters covers the nexus of religion and politics for NCR.]​

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