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The brain that remade itself...

I put my hand on a bishop and slide it several squares before moving it back. “Should I move a different piece instead?” I wonder to myself. “You have to move that piece if you’ve touched it,” my opponent says, flashing a wry grin. Fine. I move the bishop. It’s becoming increasingly obvious to me now — I’m going to lose a game of chess to a 12-year-old...

Tenebrae: Lamentations of Jeremiah...

The ancient chants of Tenebrae are the Church's song of mourning for her betrayed, crucified, and buried Redeemer. The Lamentations of Jeremiah are cries from the heart over the ruin of the Jerusalem, and a call to rebuild what is broken. They reflect the sorrow of the Church for her sin.

3D scans of Notre Dame could prove pivotal in its reconstruction...

The priest in charge of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral says the landmark, nearly destroyed by Monday's fire, will be closed for five or six years. Twenty-first century technology will likely be pivotal in its reconstruction...

Facebook fascism and the slippery slope to tyranny...

Following the recent attack on a mosque in New Zealand by a white supremacist terrorist, I was asked by a national TV network in the UK to appear on a live show to give my perspective as a former white supremacist. (I served two prison sentences for “inciting racial hatred” back in the 1980s.) I was happy to do so. More recently...

NYTimes says priest braved Notre Dame fire to save “statue of Jesus,” not Blessed Sacrament...

OK, Catholic readers of GetReligion (and you know who you are), we have a solution to a journalism mystery that many noticed in the wave of coverage following the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. The big question raised by The New York Times: What’s the difference between a “statue” of Jesus and a priest carrying the Blessed Sacrament”...