A small c catholic: Today, travel is astonishingly commonplace. What's baffling is why this familiarity often breeds contempt, why xenophobia and other fear-based hatreds continue.
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A small c catholic: Is hell a physical place? How do you end up there? Everyone has an opinion, but no one knows from personal experience.
A small c catholic: When a news agency wrote that Pope Benedict told it he resigned because God told him to, skeptics came out the wazoo.
A small c catholic: I give money to my church, and my church supports efforts to solve these problems. But is that enough for me? Is it enough for you?
A small c catholic: Catholics and Lutherans have agreed to commemorate the start of the Reformation without rancor or additional insults. It's not much, but it's a start.
A small c catholic: People today should challenge traditional beliefs so decades from now, our generation won't be judged guilty of regressive theology.
A small c catholic: "For masses of Americans, guns have become idols," says a Presbyterian minister. He might be right.
A small c catholic: Despite Jesus' geographical limitations, what he said, did and advocated was universal. Geography could not restrain the word about the Word.
A small c catholic: Can the Catholic church can be flexible enough to look more to the future than it does to the past?
A small c catholic: Pope Francis recently implied that people cannot follow Jesus outside Catholicism. If that's what he meant, it's not good news.