Vatican

October 22, 2014

What Do You Find In A Swiss Guard’s Cookbook?

David Geisser, a member of the Vatican’s famous Swiss Guards, has released a cookbook called “Bon Appetit, Swiss Guard.” This is not a joke. The cookbook […]
November 24, 2014

The Vatican Museums 3D: The Church Honors God by Honoring Man

Precisely because the Church has always held to an elevated view of the person, it has always sought to honor and protect it—by saving abandoned infants […]
December 2, 2014

The Pope Didn’t Exile Cardinal Burke. The Pope Gave Him An Army. [Photos]

I wish someone would exile me the way Pope Francis exiled Cardinal Burke. When I think of exile or banishment, I think of tiny islands. Where […]
December 24, 2014

Patti Smith at the Vatican – A Thrill of Hope

I can understand why they think it’s not fitting, but that ship has sailed. She already performed there – last year.  And I think she did […]
January 5, 2015

Manifest Lessons

January 6th is the Solemnity of the Epiphany.  The word comes from the Greek epiphaneia, meaning “manifestation” or “appearance.”  In the Western Church, We typically associate […]
January 8, 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Christmas, Twitter and a Really Big Bunny

Astrophysicist and media personality Neil deGrasse Tyson was recently at the center of a Twitter spat, and I asked a question that sparked a response concerning […]
January 21, 2015

Feeling Devastated by What Pope Francis Says? Try These 3 Helpful Keys.

I can hardly recall a papal visit which has touched upon so many hot topics and ignited so much controversy as Pope Francis’ visit to the […]
January 24, 2015

Reagan, John Paul II, and the Popemobile That Never Was

If you happen to be visiting the Southern California area, head to Simi Valley, north of Los Angeles, home of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and […]