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Does being a public figure make you a public target? Pity the poor bishops.

My family is one of those expansive, Irish Catholic clans which has been richly enhanced by the presence of priests, nuns, brothers, and in far larger supplies, devout (but down to earth, not syrupy sweet) lay folks. ¬†Spanning several categories, … Continue reading

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“Come down from the cross!”

Last Sunday was Palm Sunday, and at Mass we heard the long gospel reading about suffering and death of Jesus on the cross. The place of crucifixion was next to a road leading in to the city of Jerusalem.¬† Visitors … Continue reading

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