What Catholics And Orthodox Need To Unite That Never Comes Up In Debate

Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay I've watched my fair share of debates on what Eastern Orthodox and Catholic Churches need in order to become one again. Usually it resolves itself by indicating that Rome will have to give up its teachings on infallibility and Universal jurisdiction. Then it points to the Orthodox having to submit … Continue reading What Catholics And Orthodox Need To Unite That Never Comes Up In Debate

Is It Morally Acceptable To Give A Homeless Person Money For Drugs?

Photography By Stephen McElligott I've just taken the children to the Disney store and spoiled them with some toys. I'm standing outside with all the bags while my wife and kids go inside to buy some drinks and a bite to eat. The city is unusually busy and there's so many people it's hard to … Continue reading Is It Morally Acceptable To Give A Homeless Person Money For Drugs?

Why Does Jesus Give More To Seers Than To Other Laity?

In the Gospels Jesus gives the entire community many great miracles to marvel at. The Resurrection of Lazarus, the healing of ailments and the exorcising of demons. He gives them enough light that they may freely choose him and yet enough darkness to keep them wondering. With his apostles this is not so. He gives … Continue reading Why Does Jesus Give More To Seers Than To Other Laity?

He Made His Bed Let Him Lie In It. He Chose This Way Of Life So. . .

Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay I had a short conversation today with an Italian woman on social media. It was under a video posted of addicts to drugs acting crazy. The editor decided to make fun of the situation by putting dance music to their actions. I commented that I didn't like the video … Continue reading He Made His Bed Let Him Lie In It. He Chose This Way Of Life So. . .

That Moment When Jesus Becomes More Important Than Jesus

It was 2013 when I first visited the unforgettable city of Athens. Everyone wanted us to do the tourist thing and go see the acropolis, but unless pulled by force, I'm unlikely to visit such popular sites. I wanted to see the real Athens and so decided to travel through its undesirable neighbourhoods. I always … Continue reading That Moment When Jesus Becomes More Important Than Jesus