Catholicism: November 2005 Archives

Zenit interview with Father Ignacio Larranaga

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"A Society Without God Ends Up as a Society Against Man."

Father Larranaga is the author of an incredible biography of St. Francis: Brother Francis of Assisi. It is a deeply spiritual and deeply psychological work full of insights into Francis' inner life. He also has written a life of Christ and a life of Mary, but I've never been able to get my hands on them.

I don't know too much about the Prayer and Life Workshops he founded, but he outlines them a bit in Transfiguration, a short treatise on prayer. The movement seems to simply be about teaching people to pray--as worthy an apostolate as there can be.

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The Catholic Majority

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If Judge Alito is confirmed to the Supreme Court, a majority of the justices will be Catholic: Scalia, Thomas, Kennedy (boo), Roberts and Alito. Benedict (not the Pope) blogs the "Top Ten Changes a Catholic Majority Would Make to the Supreme Court."

Here's my favorite:

8) The bones of Chief Justice Marshall will be disinterred and placed in a glass coffin in the center of the Supreme Court bench;

Go read the whole thing.

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