Links: Feminist Mikvehs, an Evil Game and a Confused Cardinal
Raymond Cardinal Burke has spoken from his throne again, this time suggesting that the Catholic Church “lacks a rudder.” (JOKE ABOUT CAPPA MAGNA TK) Most Earthlings would say that the rudder is the Pope but maybe having two Popes wasn’t a good idea after all. It’s confusing, even to Cardinals.
Meanwhile, in China, the rapid spread of Christianity is causing problems.
Read a fascinating dispatch by Orthodox Jewish feminist DeDe Jacobs-Komisar at the Toast on mikvehs.
And hear Terry Gross and Gerard Russell discuss disappearing pre-Islamic Middle Eastern religions here.
Mary Valle lives in Baltimore and is the author of Cancer Doesn't Give a Shit About Your Stupid Attitude: Reflections on Cancer and Catholicism. She blogs on KtB as The Communicant. For more Mary, check out her blog or follow her on Twitter.