7 Quick Takes Friday (set #90)

7 Quick Takes Friday

This week: Two good resources on the process of choosing the next pope. Interviews with seminarians in Rome. Scott Hahn talks about the 40 days of Lent. After 40 years of Roe, there are survivors. A breakthrough in college evangelism. Three Italian boys sing. In Tel Aviv one motorist broke the law, retroactively.

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Marcel found two more good resources on the process of choosing the next pope. The first is this excellent interactive walk-through of the process from Vatican Insider. The second is this video:

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The Catholic News Service interviews seminarians from the Pontifical North American College in Rome on Pope Benedict’s resignation and the challenges for his successor.

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Scott Hahn talks about the 40 days of Lent:

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Picking-up on the 40 day theme, the latest 40 Days for Life has just begun. As you know, we have now been in 40 years of darkness since the US Supreme Court said “no” to life. In a very real sense, everyone under 40 in the US is an abortion survivor in that their mother could have legally killed them in her womb. Here are stories of some who survived in spite of an attempt to abort them:

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A breakthrough in college evangelism…

Spotted by Marcel

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A couple of Italian kids (16 years old) can sing:

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This is interesting. A Tel Aviv motorist has her car towed and a $350 fine for parking in a handicap space. Deserved?

Some random thoughts or bits of information are worthy of sharing but don’t warrant their own full post. This idea was started by Jennifer Fulwiler at Conversion Diary to address this blogging need. So, some Fridays I too participate when I have accumulated 7 worthy items. Thank you Jen for hosting this project!


  1. Il Volo, my favorite group, they are awesome

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