Why December 25th?

Why Dec. 25th? Church settled on ‘Christ’s birth day’ centuries later By Joseph Kelly 12/13/2006 The gospel accounts of the Nativity (Matthew 1-2, Luke 1-2) do not say what day Jesus was born. There were attempts to calculate the day, but by the third century Christians realized this was impossible. So they tried other ways … Continue reading “Why December 25th?”

My Alma Mater

(via Balloon Juice) Faculty Defend Birth Control At a Jesuit institution in Ohio, though, some members of the faculty and staff have joined the debate, signing a letter urging the university’s president to accept the Obama administration’s compromise on contraception coverage and asking him to push Roman Catholic bishops to do the same. Under President … Continue reading “My Alma Mater”