Quotes Suitable For Framing: Flannery O’Connor

  “If other ages felt less, they saw more, even though they saw with the blind, prophetical, unsentimental eye of acceptance, which is to say, of faith. In the absence of this faith now, we govern by tenderness. It is

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PopeWatch: Noncomformist on the Throne of Peter

  PopeWatch sometimes fears that the Pope Emeritus is in jeopardy of becoming the forgotten pope.  Sandro Magister at his blog Chiesa brings to our attention of a perceptive new look at his papacy by a Japanese agnostic: A NONCONFORMIST

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August 11, 1945: US Responds to Surrender Offer

On receipt of the Japanese offer to surrender, the decision was quickly made by Harry Truman as to the US response.  From his August 10, 1945 diary entry: “Ate lunch at my desk and discussed the Jap offer to surrender

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Quotes Suitable For Framing: Pope Benedict XVI

    “Yet we must guard against the arrogant claim of setting ourselves up to judge earlier generations, who lived in different times and different circumstances. Humble sincerity is needed in order not to deny the sins of the past,

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