1. Can We Stop Talking Judas and Start Talking Peter?

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    September 2, 2018 by lucieromarin

    It is the custom among conservative Catholics, whenever a scandal surrounds a bishop’s failure, to refer to Judas, and to …
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  2. The Glass I Cannot Throw Away

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    August 23, 2018 by lucieromarin

      This is the glass I cannot throw away. It sits next to my sink. I can’t use it (the …
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  3. It’s About Power

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    August 20, 2018 by lucieromarin

    In the wake of the latest clergy scandal, theories abound. They all fall short. Those who blame religion and/or celibacy …
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  4. What They’re Playing in Heaven Today

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    August 15, 2018 by lucieromarin

    This. On repeat. (I used to page-turn this, and to see my friend play it – well, there was nothing …
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  5. We are the Culture

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    August 1, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Those who have never been seriously hurt by their religious communities will think of apostasy in terms of truth and …
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  6. On Turning Forty

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    July 18, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Single women raised in conservative communities dread their fortieth birthdays. (I don’t know if the same is true for men; …
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  7. She Gathers the Herbs for Battle

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    July 7, 2018 by lucieromarin

    I have arisen from the bronchitis-that-would-not-die to find that we’re just over a month off the Feast of the Assumption. …
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