Penance at the Sushi Bar

March 9, 2014 vmntblog 1

Though this article’s title and photograph certainly bring to mind Japanese culture, we must begin our reflections in Europe– specifically, in our beloved urbs aeterna, […]

Pope drops F-bomb? NOPE.

March 4, 2014 vmntblog 0

English language headlines are claiming, as fact, that “Pope Francis dropped the F-bomb” during his Angelus address this past Sunday (2 March 2014). Anglophone publications […]

On true “pastoral” care

March 2, 2014 vmntblog 0

You can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs. This saying, as we know, illustrates in symbolic terms another common adage: “you can’t please everybody”. […]