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Ten Things that Caught My Eye Today (August 22, 2018)

(I think most of you know this, but this feature tends to basically be: Lots of Other Things that May Have Gotten Lost in the Donald-Trump-News-of-the-Day Sweeps.)

1. The first reading at Mass today was from Ezekiel:

Thus says the Lord GOD: Woe to the shepherds of Israel
who have been pasturing themselves!
Should not shepherds, rather, pasture sheep?

(Link here conveniently from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops website.)

2. Fr. Roger Landry answers questions he’s getting about the scandals in the Catholic Church.

3. Dawn Eden Goldstein talks about healing after sexual abuse:

4. Fr. Matthew Malone S.J. on just how pervasive sexual abuse is.

5. Fr. Jay Scott Newman on The End of the Imperial Episocopate

6. My friends at the Dominican House of Studies have an event coming up on the future of the Catholic Church.


8. San Quentin inmates are studying Gregorian chant

9. Company Is Offering ‘Fur-ternity Leave’ for New Pet Owners (Paid leave for parents of humans, please?)

10. Flannery O’Connor on chronic illness


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