We Should All Be Pro Ecclesia

You might have noticed that I’m linking to Jay Anderson’s Pro Ecclesia quite a bit lately. You might think I’m selfishly skimming off his readers with cheap trackbacks, but that’s not the case at all. The fact is, Jay provides the best round-up of news interesting to Catholics and Christians I’ve found. He provides full stories, great links, and pithy, on-the-nose comments.

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The Way It Is

On Wednesday, Pope Benedict XVI spoke to Italian clergy, and his statements seem, at first blush, rather sad. He told the assembled that Christian churches in the West appear to be dying. In particular, the so-called mainline Protestant churches have been losing members for nearly a century.

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Time to Launch NASA?

After more than a decade of embarrassing and fatal failures, we may have reached the time to kiss NASA good-bye and turn America’s space program over to private companies.

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I Believe in Miracles

I wish I could give the details, but that would cause problems. Suffice it to say that two weeks ago, something my wife and I had been praying hard for seemed to have been placed out of reach. If that was God’s answer to our prayers, it was a resounding “Get lost.”

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