Category Archives: discursive detours

Sickness, Death, God, Love and Questions

Just when you thought it was safe to grow up — Folks in their 20s may afoul of a quarter-life crisis: the doubt and disappointment of student loans, dull careers and iffy relationships. Others learn that they’re terminally ill. I … Continue reading

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Rules, Principles, and a Defrocked Cardinal

I’m not sure how the ‘defrocked Cardinal’ story will play out in America’s news. Assorted presidential campaigns will be building up steam, and there’s no shortage of other newsworthy angst. Maybe the McCarrick case will be a nine day wonder, … Continue reading

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Jolo: Bombs at the Cathedral

Jolo’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish lost 15 of its members Sunday morning. They stopped living when a bomb shredded part of the cathedral. Maybe they survived the first blast, but not the second. Either way, they’re dead. So … Continue reading

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Faith, Feelings and a Viral Video

I’m quite sure something happened in Washington DC last Friday. What happened isn’t so certain. Someone posted an edited video that went viral. There’s been outrage, apologies, and additional footage found that may not support the outrage. I don’t know … Continue reading

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