Friday, June 24, 2016

Jerome Lejeune: To the Least of These My Brothers and Sisters

MercatorNet: ‘To kill or not to kill, that is the question’
A new film about Jerome Lejeune shows the drama of his life after identifying the cause of Down syndrome.
Mary Le Rumeur

purchase the DVD

Photios Kontoglou

The Jesus Prayer and Prayer of the Heart

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Ok in Small Doses

With what qualification?



Philosophy and Science

Good for Bill Nye.

Eastern Christian Books: The Ecumenical Councils: An Interview with Sergey Trostyanskiy

Eastern Christian Books: The Ecumenical Councils: An Interview with Sergey Trostyanskiy
The Remnant: “Tucho” Spills the Beans
Written by Christopher A. Ferrara
Chiesa: Francis and the Women. Homilies No, Diaconate More No Than Yes

The pope has reopened the discussion on the female diaconate, but has made it understood that he won’t do anything about it. And meanwhile he rejects the idea of having women preach at Mass

Byzantine Iconography on Mount Athos

Livestreaming Video for the Holy and Great Council



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Atlas of American Orthodox Monasteries

Patriarch Bartholomew's Homily





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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Catholic Book Blogger: CBB Interview with Leila M. Lawler and David Clayton
NLM: Modern Russian Iconographers Who Break the Rules but Conform to the Principles by David Clayton

Principles of iconography laid down by Vladimir Lossky and Leonid Ouspensky, along with some comments on creating icons for Latin Christians...

Monday, June 20, 2016

No Master of Theology is 100% Correct?

Does God permit theologians to make some errors for the sake of their humility and for the sake of ours, so that we recognize that no human teacher has all of the answers? If this is the case then how does this affect our understanding of what teaching [of theology] is? It is not just recognizing that some teachers are better than others (authorities) and going over their reasoning but we also have to return to the sources as another check?

Divine Liturgy for Pentecost for the Holy and Great Council











(the above via Byz, TX)

Related:
The Kneeling Prayers of Pentecost at the Council in Crete

English Divine Liturgy at St. John the Baptist

Sunday, June 19, 2016

The Pope is No Canon Lawyer

CWR: Pope Francis, Marriage, and the Missing Middle Term by Edward N. Peters
As happens so often when amateurs plunge into technical areas that they do not understand, Francis has taken a very narrow but plausible point and grossly exaggerated it.

The Dispatch: Papal comments on cohabitation and civil marriage suggest a direction By Edward N. Peters

Interview with Daniel Neculae