Mother Earth

A Catholic America Would Be Worth ‘Conserving’

History is a funny thing in that it takes no prisoners. One thing American Conservatives have wrestled with since the foundation of the republic is just what it is they are supposed to be conserving. Europeans and Latin Americans were fairly clear on the point, with a rejection of the principles of the French Revolution [...]

The Amazon Synod Has Begun, and Pandora’s Box Is Opened

The Synod of Bishops on the Amazon is off to an ominous start. Each day, as more bizarre, jarring, and revolutionary developments emerge, I keep coming back to a line from Cormac Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor: “When the cardinals elected Bergoglio they did not know what a Pandora’s box they were opening.” Shortly before the synod started, [...]

God, Slyly Making Use of His Own Laws

These sorts of scientific articles never cease to amuse me: Mother Earth could have parted the Red Sea, hatching the great escape described in the biblical book of Exodus, a new study finds. Wait just a minute there. You mean Mother Earth could have done this cool Red Sea stuff all on her own, without [...]

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