Author: Michael DePietro

If Jesus was present today what kind of preacher would he be? Has anyone actually read a gospel recently?

We have been recently hearing a good deal from everyone about how Pope Francis is taking the Church in a “different direction”, In fact recently Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston was quoted as saying that Pope Francis would not change…

The Agony of Chris Christie, and The ideal government in the mind of Aquinas

News Item: NJ governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie is embroiled in a political scandal. It appears that aides to Christie engineered lane closures of roads leading to the George Washington Bridge, causing major traffic tie ups in…

A few More thoughts about Evangelli Gaudium… some thoughts on the Korans rejection of violence, and some impentrably ugly prose….

So beyond economic incoherence, which we wrote about here  and here   what else was problematic about Evangelli  Gaudium? Well there is an interesting passage on Islam: In order to sustain dialogue with Islam, suitable training is essential for all involved,…