Because you don’t get The Loop again until Monday morning, here are a few items from the last few days and weeks that you may have missed:
Via National Geographic, the empty tomb of Christ has brought together Christians, Jews, and Muslims in an unprecedented effort to restore the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. And they just removed a marble slab that has been over the tomb since the 1500’s. Very cool. Check it out here.
“Wolves in Shepherds’ Clothing”. John Zmirak, founder of The Stream and CV contributor, looks at a new movie about Saul Alinsky and discusses the little-known but startling role that Alinksy played in influencing the Catholic Church in America over the last few decades. See Zmirak’s must-read piece here.
Phil Lawler at Catholic Culture articulates what a lot of Catholics are thinking – the Al Smith Dinner is turning into a scandal and should be cancelled. Read his take on it here.
Why do the police and secret service dread being assigned to Hillary Clinton? Find out here.