“Is the destruction of Babylon the Great past or present?”

I was asked to weigh in on this question recently. Here’s my answer: it depends on what you mean by Babylon the Great, and of course, what you mean by “destruction”. By “Babylon the Great” I don’t mean the ancient empire of Babylon under any of its ancient dynasties. I mean the symbolic Babylon the Read more about “Is the destruction of Babylon the Great past or present?”[…]

Irish Government Punishing Catholic Orders for Lying about Abuse & Wealth

Image by AFP/Getty Images via Daylife Associated Press ran this story yesterday: “Catholic orders plead poverty in Irish abuse“… DUBLIN – The Catholic orders responsible for abusing Ireland’s poorest children say they’re struggling to come up with money to help their victims. Yet investigations into their net worth paint a very different picture — that Read more about Irish Government Punishing Catholic Orders for Lying about Abuse & Wealth[…]