Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Mystic Link: About Pope Paul VI

Wikipedia has some great entries. Among those is this classic on Paul VI. It actually offers a more nuanced and balanced portrayal of his persona and papacy than many Christian commentaries, particularly those that are ideologically driven on either end … Continue reading

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Extending the Benefit of the Doubt

Extending The Benefit of the Doubt Karl A. Schultz One of the lost virtues today is that of extending the benefit of the doubt. The imperfect nature of individuals and life along with the positive nature of Christian faith mandates … Continue reading

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Adventures in Art Museums

Adventures in Art Museums Karl A. Schultz One of the highlights of visiting any large city is an excursion to their museums. I have found particular delight in exploring art museums, as you can usually find something new and stimulating … Continue reading

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The Church Down Under: A Whirlwind Tour

The Church Down Under: A Whirlwind Tour Karl A. Schultz From August 21, 2009 through November 11, 2009, I had the opportunity to present talks on a variety of biblical spirituality, pastoral care, and personal growth subjects in diocese throughout … Continue reading

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Mass Society Mentality

MASS SOCIETY (An excerpt from Person And Society, Chapter Four, Cornelius F. Murphy, Jr.) “The depth and quality of human relationships has been adversely affected by the coming of mass society. Since utility takes precedence, individuals must relate to each … Continue reading

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Redemptive Possibilities Amid the Pedophiliac Priests Crisis

Redemptive Possibilities Amid the Pedophiliac Priests Crisis Karl A. Schultz Obscured amid the paranoia surrounding the pedophilic priests scandal are at least four silver linings. First, in an effort to exercise their ministry in a more competent and collegial manner, … Continue reading

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Anti-Catholicism in American Society

Anti-Catholicism in America: A Culturally Acceptable Prejudice Karl A. Schultz It is a sad fact of American life that remnants of anti-Catholicism exist even after so many initiatives to address prejudice and discrimination in our society. For example, the media … Continue reading

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