by Jack Rakosky
Why are people interested in nuns? Why are we “all nuns”?
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by Jack Rakosky
From the New York Times: Spirituality is infusing classical music programming, from a special festival in Salzburg, Austria, to Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival.
Bruce Feiler in the New York Times: “Old customs of mourning no longer apply, but new ones have yet to materialize.”
Why Archbishop Dolan hates the rose vestments he must wear on the third Sunday of Advent: “I felt like a bottle of Pepto-Bismol.”
Santa Fe Ne Mexican, LATime, NYTimes, Tablet, Cleveland Plain Dealer, National Catholic Register, National Catholic Reporter, Ed Foley.. and Abbot John Klassen.
That’s right, U.S. Catholics are behind Mormons, Protestants, and Muslims in their loyalty to their faith. Only 55% of U.S. Catholics identify “very strongly” or “extremely strongly” with their religion.
The church goes by the acronym IHOP in its teaching materials and Web site, and this year the International House of Pancakes filed a lawsuit charging trademark infringement.
The most powerful religious language is often a little elevated and incantatory, even ambiguous or just plain hard to understand.
Coming changes include a new English-language translation of the Roman Missal, a translation produced after almost 30 years of labor, intrigue and infighting. After getting a glimpse of the texts in recent months, thousands of priests in the United States, Ireland and Australia have publicly objected that the translation is awkward, archaic and inaccessible.