TCC Radio: A Busload of Lutherans

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Nadia Bolz-Weber

“I spent the whole time praying and cursing, and praying and cursing.”

The tattooed Lutheran pastor and bestselling memoirist Nadia Bolz-Weber tells a story on The Moth stage about being afraid of being “needy” and what happens when you let people see you as you are. It starts at the 36 minute mark. Listen here: A Busload of Lutherans

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In Bethlehem Church Restoration Long Unseen Presence Appears

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angel mosaic

And you thought your church renovation was bad. Whose idea was it to plaster over this newly discovered mosaic in ancient the Church of the Nativity? More from National Geographic here: In Bethlehem Church Restoration Unseen Presence Appears

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TCC Reads: Jesus: A Pilgrimage by James Martin SJ

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James Martin S.J.

Our own Anna Keating recommends The New York Times bestseller Jesus: A Pilgrimage by James Martin, SJ. Read her review and see photos, like the Garden of Gethsemane, after the jump:

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TCC Films: Dancing in Jaffa

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Dancing in Jaffa

We recommend Dancing in Jaffe, a film about the ballroom dance class Pierre Dulaine teaches to Palestinian and Jewish children living together, yet apart, in Israel. Read Melissa Musick’s review and watch the trailer after the jump. Discovered something new or noteworthy on The Catalogue? Please support us.

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Misc: Pope Francis’ Interview on the Plane Returning from Korea

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Pope Francis
America magazine has the full text of Pope Francis’ recent press conference on his return flight from Seoul, South Korea. He said of being Pope, ” I try to think of my mistakes, my sins, so as not to think that I am somebody.” He said of the situation in Iraq, “There are many martyrs . . . not all of them Christian, and they are all equal before God.” Read the whole thing here: Pope Francis’ Interview on the Plane Returning from Korea

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