The Four Marks 3-11
MARCH 2011St. Patricks Cathedral in New York is an imposing structure on the front page. See story on Michael Grants visit to what has been demoted from House of God to tourist attraction. What losses the Church has endured! Marksman Edmund Sheridan hits straight on target with his News Bullets. Delay: Hold the presses while the March editorial addresses the breaking story at Christ the King Abbey in Alabama. Fr. Benedict Hughes, CMRI makes his points, TAKE A STAND: The Danger of Sitting on the Fence. Papal Primacy is the topic from Tumultuous Times, abridged for The Four Marks. Fr. Brendan Hughes, CMRI continues with, Trent: The Catholic Counter Reformation. Staff writer Christian DiSalvo touches an oft avoided issue: To Circumcise or Not to Circumcise THAT is the Question. Read the answer. Michael Oswalt takes on the Mafia in his always pithy insights. John Gregorys saint of the month is St. Joseph. Clare Kolewski tells those complainers from Catholic schools to get over it. Science writer Hugh Miller gives advice on discussing evolution on blogs and in letters to newspaper editors. Stephen Heiner reflects on a Christmas season now past great considerations! With this issue we begin the spiritual readings, First Fridays with the Sacred Heart written by Rev. L. Nauer, M.S.C. in 1937. Griff Ruby gives his take on conversion in Poping in a Popeless Era. With cartoons and dotted with news stories.