Mother Earth

How Canada Lost Its Mind

We all, at various times, are forgetful. One of my recent memory lapses found me in my branch library sans reading glasses. The librarian could not comply with my request to borrow a pair since she did not want to break the law. The law is taking very good care of me, I thought, and [...]

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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