Witness to humor, witness to Faith: Colbert shows us there is much more under the hood
“What’s worse than getting a mosquito bite?” “Decapitation.” Author and philosopher Henri Wald said of humor, “Humor brings forth the contrast between real and ideal with a view to criticizing the real.” One might be tempted to complain about a mosquito bite and the itch that ensues. Mosquito bites are annoying, rarely anything more. Yet that … Read More
ARCHBISHOP TOBIN REFLECTS ON HIS CATHOLIC HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE (8 OF 10)
This is the eighth video in a series of 10 video reflections by Archbishop Tobin on his Catholic Holy Land pilgrimage with faithful from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Please make sure to like and share his story so others can be inspired as well.
‘Complex’ trip to Cuba, U.S. will be Pope’s longest, spokesman says
(CNS) — Pope Francis’ 10th foreign trip will be the longest of his pontificate and, with stops in Cuba, three U.S. cities and the United Nations, it also will be a “very complex trip,” the papal spokesman said. Briefing reporters about the trip, Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, said the plans were “enriched” after … Read More
Pope holds ‘virtual’ audience with Catholics in 3 US cities
Pope Francis held a ‘virtual’ meeting with Catholics in Chicago, Los Angeles and McAllen, Texas, in advance of his visit to the United States which begins on September 22. The audience via satellite link-up was arranged by ABC News, which aired sections of the meeting during its World News Tonight programme on Monday, with an … Read More