The End of a Catholic Moment
Ross Douthat, New York Times
The collapse in the church’s reputation has coincided with a substantial loss of Catholic influence in American political debates.
Pastor, Teach Your Businessperson to Be a Vine Worker
Sebastian Traeger, 9Marks Blog
My guess is, the longer you pastor businesspeople, or the longer you’re a businessperson in a church, the more likely you’ll experience something similar to one of these two scenes. Let’s call it the Pastor-Businessman Divide.
The Papal Abdication
Joseph Bottum, The Weekly Standard
Benedict XVI’s problematic farewell.
Syrian Christians ‘running out of places to survive’
Michael Carl, OCP Media Network
Human-rights activists say the situation for Christians in Syria is growing more intense and that the ever-shrinking Christian population is near the breaking point.