Reader: Reaction on ‘Vatican’ talk of world bank, Perry offers flat tax, Birther talk sadly revived, Win a baby contest?

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Fr. Thomas Reese, S.J. There was lots of reaction to the news reports of “The Vatican” supposedly endorsing the creation of a world centralized bank. has an article by Robert Moynihan of Inside the Vatican in which he implores people to actually read the text of the document. http://cvot... More

Breaking News From 33 AD: The Catholic Church Is Not Anti-Semitic

Pope Benedict is back in the headlines with his latest book, the second volume of Jesus of Nazareth. While the book is about a lot more, the headlines are focused on his discussion of anti-Semitism and why there are no Scriptural grounds for it. On the one hand, it’s sad that this is headline news. On the other hand, we are faced with many ideologies that include anti-Semitic beliefs; so it&... More



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