Next thing you know they'll be faxing communion wafers.
Feb 8 2011, 11:50am CST
Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
A disabled minister helps others find healing; native technology saves vulnerable infants; Buddhists create lanterns to honor those who promote peace. More →The post Wounded Priest; Savings Infants in Vietnam; Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace appeared first on Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly ...
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5 hours ago
Geek Squad doesn't like the God Squad
Aug 16 2010, 5:58am CDT
Source: The Rumpus
For the Atlantic, Shawn Miller argues that what we decide to erase, through our technology, is often more enlightening that what is kept. Drawing an analogy between Middle Age palimpsests and a 19th-century Italian priest, Angelo Mai, who dedicated his life to finding what past monks had scraped off parchment and written over, Miller wonders what deleted information of ours historians will be interested in examining in the future:So, th ...
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6 hours ago
Source: Harvard Business Review
Priest sexual-abuse scandals have cost the U.S. Catholic church a total of about $3 billion in legal fees, settlements, and other direct costs since the 1980s, but the impact of parishioners’ declining charitable contributions has been an order of magnitude larger, say Nicolas L. Bottan of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Ricardo Perez-Truglia of Harvard. A parish-by-parish analysis shows that ...
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9 hours ago
Source: Episcopal Cafe
The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, a non-profit research center that conducts social scientific studies about the Roman Catholic Church, dives deeply into information recently released in the Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae (ASE) and The Official Catholic Directory (OCD).
Blogger Mark Gray says his bedside manner compels him to start with the good news:
Ordinations to the priesthood and seminarians preparing for this vocation are up. Ordinations have increased ...
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20 hours ago
After the departure of Apple from Macworld Expo, the future of the Apple centric show is questionable. According to...
Jan 9 2009, 7:00am CST