• First Things | 10/22/2018 | Xavier Rynne II
    A SYNOD ON CHASTITY? After more than two and a half weeks of speech-making and conversation, Synod-2018 begins to grapple today with the product that will help define it.
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  • First Things | 10/21/2018 | Xavier Rynne II
    PABLUM ISN’T GOSPEL Cardinal Luis Antonio (“Chito”) Tagle, the archbishop of Manila, is a supremely friendly, outgoing man who, to all appearances, wears his heart on his sleeve: permanently.
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  • First Things | 10/16/1978 | Xavier Rynne II
    In the mid-1970s a good number of Jesuit colleges, universities, and high schools in the United States came up with a new brand. The goal of a Jesuit education, they proclaimed, was to educate “men...
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  • First Things | 2/13/2014 | Xavier Rynne II
    From a U.S. theologian: Some consistent requests across the small group circles are worth noting: Need - Approach - Approach - French - C First, the need for a properly and deeply theological...
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  • First Things | 2/28/2011 | Xavier Rynne II
    Synods are unique bodies, but the Synod fathers can learn things from the experience of other international gatherings, including the United Nations. This is especially true of Synod-2018, where a...
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  • Blog & Mablog | 10/16/2018 | Douglas Wilson
    Jason, except that I don’t know who Race Bannon is. A great drone picture from Facebook: Mark - Thanks Mark, thanks. Jonathan, thanks. Maybe, but can’t promise anything.
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  • First Things | 10/16/2018 | Xavier Rynne II
    Although some ambiguities remain to be clarified as this issue of LETTERS FROM THE SYNOD gets put to bed, it now seems as if Synod-2018’s draft final document will be voted on paragraph by...
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  • First Things | 6/2/2010 | Xavier Rynne II
    “I HAVE IT TO DO” Dean Gooderham Acheson, whom some consider the greatest Secretary of State in American history, may seem an odd choice as a posthumous counselor to Synod-2018.
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  • First Things | 10/11/2018 | Xavier Rynne II
    COMMENTARY The last decade of the pontificate of Pope Paul VI, who will be canonized on Sunday, was not a happy one. The global controversy over his 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae, which became quite...
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  • First Things | 9/3/2008 | Xavier Rynne II
    These are not easy days to be an American abroad. European, African, Latin American, and Asian friends of the United States are rarely aggressive about it. But on the third or fourth turn of the...
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  • Jesus Creed | 10/9/2018 | Staff
    That most confusing of all NT books, the Book of Revelation, contains seven letters to seven churches in chapters 2-3, and we are looking at Revelation with the helpfof Craig Koester in Revelation...
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  • First Things | 10/8/2018 | Xavier Rynne II
    Revisiting “Realities and Ideas” “Realities are greater than ideas” has become one of the signature phrases in the pontificate of Pope Francis. Said to be derived from Romano Guardini, a giant of...
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  • First Things | 10/7/2018 | Xavier Rynne II
    It would be interesting to know how many of this year’s Synod fathers, staff, and auditors have ever heard of Sophie and Hans Scholl and the anti-Nazi resistance organization they formed, the White...
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  • First Things | 6/19/2008 | Xavier Rynne II
    As the Synod Opens…. Rome is putting on its best autumnal face as Synod-2018 opens. The days are full of high, blue skies, sunshine, and warmth without humidity; the evenings are pleasantly cool.
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  • First Things | 10/22/1978 | Xavier Rynne II
    Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary general of the Synod of Bishops, seems to be in a rather chippy mood these days, especially when he’s asked about Synod-2018’s working document, known in...
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  • First Things | 8/1/2014 | Xavier Rynne II
    As the Synod Opens…. Rome is putting on its best autumnal face as Synod-2018 opens. The days are full of high, blue skies, sunshine, and warmth without humidity; the evenings are pleasantly cool.
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  • First Things | 9/23/2010 | Xavier Rynne II
    As the Synod Opens…. Rome is putting on its best autumnal face as Synod-2018 opens. The days are full of high, blue skies, sunshine, and warmth without humidity; the evenings are pleasantly cool.
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  • Catholic and Enjoying It! | 9/25/2018 | Staff
    My friend and fellow parishioner Nina Butorac has published a new book called Sacramental Letters: Themes in Catholic Literature. Sacramental Letters is a spirited exploration of the sacramental...
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  • Blog & Mablog | 9/18/2018 | Douglas Wilson
    Doug, you must post this one: Mark, thanks. Okay, everybody, go take a look. It is a beautiful picture. King/Trump - Comparison - Trump-publicans - Boy - Adulterer I think you more or less addressed...
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  • Blog & Mablog | 9/11/2018 | Douglas Wilson
    It follows, therefore, that the two predominant systems of social justification must fight a long and painful “religious” war. And, on the pointy end of every stick will be the biblically-distinct...
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  • Blog & Mablog | 9/4/2018 | Douglas Wilson
    It seems that in secular libertarianism that one’s rights and freedoms are decoupled from one’s responsibilities. For any particular freedom is had in order to fulfill a specific responsibility.
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  • Blog & Mablog | 8/21/2018 | Douglas Wilson
    Does this have something to do with the letters? Or do I just like the picture? You decide. Your unfolding review of Aimee Byrd’s latest is an excellent little nugget of discernment.
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