Tag Archives: Catholic Church

Huntsville UT Monastery to Close

According to the Associated Press: A northern Utah man has bought the land where a monastery is closing after 70 years in hopes of preventing future development and preserving the legacy of the landmark. Bill White of Huntsville purchased Abbey … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and the Nature of Change

Pope Francis is shaking up the Catholic Church by encouraging, and in some cases, forcing change on the 2,000-year-old Church.  He wants: a renewed emphasis on helping the poor, those living in the margins, reforms to the Vatican Bank and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Asks the Waldensians for Forgiveness

In June 2015, Pope Francis traveled to northern Italy to visit a Waldensian Church.  While visiting, on behalf of the Catholic Church, he ask for their forgiveness.   (In an earlier post, I provided a brief history of the Waldensians … Continue reading

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What Can Mormons (and Other Christians) Learn from Atheists?

In a Q&A session posted on amazon.com, atheist author Sam Harris answered the following question:  What do you think the role of religion is in determining human morality? It is generally an unhelpful one.  Religious ideas about good and evil … Continue reading

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