Tag Archives: Pontius Pilate

Not This Man but Barabbas

by Fr Paul D. Scalia In their respective narratives of our Lord’s Passion, all four Gospels mention the crowd’s election of Barabbas over Jesus. That choice comes at the end of Pontius Pilate’s half-hearted attempt to free Christ. It is … Continue reading

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Give us the Son of the Father

From Ann Barnhardt’s blog: So one of my absolute favorite, make-the-hair-on-my-arms-stand-up dynamics is when God, in His perfect and unsearchable Providence, causes even His enemies to testify, unknowingly but unmistakably, to His Godhead and His infinite love. For me, these … Continue reading

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“What I Have Written, I Have Written”

From Fr George W. Rutler’s ‘Weekly Column’ Every writer is familiar with the word “obelism,” which refers to an editor’s abbreviations in the margins indicating corrections to be made. An author in a passive-aggressive mood may counter by writing the … Continue reading

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