Today’s post is a pictorial follow-up to Sunday’s examination of St. Ulrich’s Church, located in St. Ulrich (where else) in the Black Forest. Advertisements

When we entered the Lebensweg above the Black Forest village of  St. Ulrich, we did so from behind the church from which the village takes its name. It was founded by St. Ulrich himself almost a thousand years ago, and the monastery he started is still attached to the church where he is buried. I […]

 I wrote a post for today about the Supreme Curt of Canada’s decision in the Trinity Western University case. It was written within minutes of the decision being rendered and I have decided that, unlike most of the things I put here, it should be edited before publication. I have followed the case for the […]

I can’t say I’ve ever paid much attention to Facebook’s posting policy. All I ever post is this blog, and it is generally uncontroversial. I was aware that nudity is forbidden. I think I learned that from news reports quoting outraged mothers whose breastfeeding photos were deemed inappropriate. However, I was somewhat flabbergasted when Facebook […]

The biggest event in sports outside the Olympics starts today, and unless you are Mexican, nobody in North America cares. Well, that might be an overstatement given that yesterday the 2016 event was awarded to North America, but Canada and the US aren’t playing this year. For Canadians that is nothing new. In our only […]

He’s recanted and repented, but it seems a bit forced and not particularly heartfelt. Memo to the US government: you might want to make sure your messaging is a little less emotionally charged. That might save you some worldwide embarrassment. The recent trade spat between the US and Canada has me wondering about the theological […]

The big news today is that Donald Trump has signed a document committing himself and the US to an ongoing de-nuclearization and peace process in Korea. Of course, the last time President Trump signed an international statement was last weekend – an agreement he repudiated within two hours. Makes you wonder what his signature is […]