Litany of humility

I was paging through Robert Cardinal Sarah’s The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise this morning and came across the “Litany of Humility,” a prayer ordinarily (but erroneously) attributed to Rafael Cardinal Merry del Val, the former Secretary of State of Pope Pius X. Like most prayers, it takes the form of a […]

Something funny about crucifixion

Earlier this year, London’s TimeOut released the results of a poll ranking the “100 Best Comedy Movies,” and coming in at #3 — just after This Is Spinal Tap (#1) and Airplane! (#2) — was the 1979 Monty Python’s Life of Brian. Though it’s been a few years since I’ve watched it, I probably saw […]