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Looking Back at the Priest Scandal

Looking Back at the Priest Scandal

By: Paul Murano – January, 2011 The scandal within the Catholic Church was one of ignorance and evil. No question. It was the cause of much confusion and pain. But…

Reveling in Death

Reveling in Death

  By; Paul Murano – May, 2011 The Bin Laden saga has illustrated to the world two ugly manifestations of the hate that lurks in the hearts of men. The…

What is Truth

What is Truth

  By: Paul Murano – April, 2011 This month the world’s two billion Christians celebrate Easter, their biggest holiday of the year. I want to focus on three words posed…

Wise Men Still Seek Him

Wise Men Still Seek Him

  By: Paul Murano , January, 2011 On December 29th on WHAV radio I wished the host of Paying Attention a Merry Christmas. Tom Duggan, the host, immediately informed me…

On Condoms: Did Pope Benedict Change Church Teaching?

On Condoms: Did Pope Benedict Change Church Teaching?

By: Paul Murano – December, 2010 As the secular media falls over itself in a frenzy spinning a leaked passage from a new book that interviews Pope Benedict XVI, we…

The Shallow World of Politics

The Shallow World of Politics

  By: Paul Murano – November, 2010 Okay, so Republicans have picked up major gains in this midterm election. Is this something conservatives should celebrate? Does it mean the country…

Christianity vs. Humanism: A review

Christianity vs. Humanism: A review

  By: Paul Murano – October, 2010 I went to a debate the other night between Humanists and Christians sponsored by the Chesterton Society of Worcester on the question of…

Islam and the Cultural Left, Strange Bedfellows

Islam and the Cultural Left, Strange Bedfellows

  By: Paul Murano – September, 2010 Why people think the way they do is fascinating. Who would have thought the issue of an Islamic cultural center being built near…

The Heartbeat of the Valley

The Heartbeat of the Valley

  By: Paul Murano – August, 2010 When I moved back home from Tampa in the early 1990’s I gathered together a young adult group from St. Margaret’s in Burlington…

Opposing the Death Penalty

Opposing the Death Penalty

By: Paul Murano The terms capital punishment and decapitate come from the same Latin word for regarding the head. Although the death penalty was often the removal of one’s head,…

The New Fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil

The New Fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil

  By: Paul Murano – Jun, 2010 Last month marked one of the darkest days in human history. Most people will not recognize it as such, for it has very…

My Fellow Talking Animals

My Fellow Talking Animals

  By: Paul Murano – May, 2010 My Fellow Talking Animals . . . I am increasingly confronted with signs that remind me we have crossed the Rubicon, the threshold…

I was Just Thinking

I was Just Thinking

   By: Paul Murano – April, 2010 …When exactly did the era of the store clerk asking if we want a bag begin? …Don’t we have enough choices in life…

Are we out of the Woods yet?

Are we out of the Woods yet?

  By: Paul Murano – March, 2010 There have been two opposite reactions in the aftermath of Tiger Woods’ public apology, and each is an inappropriate extreme. One illustrates the…

When it’s Time to Play Ball Can Anyone Beat Hillary?

  Paul Murano – June, 2005  Let’s face it, next to Red Sox baseball, politics is the preferred sport of many in this area. But if you think about it,…