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TCC Video: The Unintended Reformation

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The Unintended Reformation

Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, Brad S. Gregory, gives a lecture on his new book The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized SocietySet aside some time and watch or listen to the lecture on the unintended consequences of the reformation after the jump:

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3.28
Pope Accepts Resignation of High-Spending German Bishop

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Bishop of Limburg

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Bishop of Limburg, whose extravagant spending on his personal residence angered his congregation and ran afoul of the Holy Father’s message of humility and simplicity for the Catholic Church. Read about it in The New York Times here:  Pope Accepts Resignation of High-Spending German Bishop. His mansion will be used to serve the needy.

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Misc: The Pointlessness of Unplugging

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unplug graffiti

One of our new favorite writers, Casey N. Cep, writes about unplugging for The New Yorker. She quotes Pope Benedict XVI and argues that technology can be used to create community as well as to destroy it. Read the entire piece here: The Pointlessness of Unplugging 

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