The Spokane Settlement

Various parties in Spokane, including abuse victims, parishes and schools, have signed off on the settlement agreed to by the diocese. Abuse now perpetrated against the people in the pews: “The settlement requires local Catholics to contribute $10 million.” Victims frustrated that they weren’t able to hold the bishop accountable.

A Beautiful Day in Texas

Today is San Jacinto Day, and the weather is beautiful. It’s sunny, not a cloud in the sky, and 76 degrees. The morning glories I planted are starting to climb their strings. My herb garden is taking shape. And what I thought to be a kumquat tree I have now realized to be a loquat…

More on Limbo

So, is Limbo in limbo? Amy has some links on the subject, in particular, to a couple of articles by the pseudonymous Zadok Romanus (here and here). In the past few centuries, various theologians have come up with various theories as to how Christ’s grace might reach these unbaptised souls. If the Catholic News Service…