Changes in US Catholic Catechism Re: Judaism

The USCCB is making some changes to the U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults in the section on the relationship between Catholics and Jews (HT Carl Olson). After mail balloting, the final vote of 231-14, with one abstention, was announced Aug. 5 in a letter to bishops from Msgr. David Malloy, USCCB general secretary. The change,…

The Shroud of Turin

History and science (more) say it’s a painting, a forgery created in the 14th century, when conniving clergy conspired to wrest coins from the hands of credulous commoners. Now, some “true believers” still try to tell us it’s a miracle. Even apart from science and history, the purported shroud is not what Scripture describes: strips…