08 Jun 2010
More on dressing with dignity.
A friend of mine said the other day that he felt “sorry” (in a way) for prostitutes…how can anyone tell them apart from the other women at the bar? On the street? In the lobby? In the workplace?
And, like I showed with Friday’s Blog post, some women just don’t get it. Then, Lisa asked a great question. “Could somebody who has her looks avoid being distracting to men?” I said yes. How we carry ourselves speaks very loudly. You can read the entire posting and replies here, and keep this in mind:
“Purity … Read the rest...read more
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07 Jun 2010
HT to Michael, and of course to Monsignor Pope for writing this article.
Full Blog here and below:
Last week we had a discussion on the women wearing veils in Church. One of the themes that emerged in the comments was that the discussions about what to wear in Church should be broader than just a veil. More specifically BOTH men and women should consider how they dress when going into God’s house. Hence I would like to explore some background issues and enunciate some principles. You of course will be able to add to them.
1. Scripture – There … Read the rest...read more
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02 Jun 2010
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PART 2 of Monsignor Cormac Burke’s meditation on femininity.
Mgr Burke, a lecturer at Nairobi University, Kenya, continues his profound meditation upon the role of the feminine and of the gift of self in reaching human fulfilment. In this part he convincingly brings out the character of true love, and its counterfeit promoted within modern culture. Part One was published in our March issue.
5. Two Contrasting Modes of Sexual Identification
The main thesis of my book Man and Values is that we do not fulfil ourselves just around ourselves. The thrust of fulfilment is not … Read the rest...read more
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31 May 2010
Found at the London Telegraph and reprinted below.
Monsignor Charles Scicluna, the promoter of justice within the Vatican’s all powerful Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, is tasked with investigating sex claims against clergy.
In recent weeks the Vatican has been beset by a series of abuse cases that have emerged in Ireland, America, Germany and Austria and it has also faced claims of covering up and protecting offenders.
Speaking at a ceremony in St Peter’s Basilica, Monsignor Scicluna told priests who had gathered at a service for victims to pray for them and for clergy who
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