Posts Tagged ‘moon’

Who is the bishop of the Moon?

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

The moon has its own Catholic bishop, who is currently John Noonan. The Catholic Church says the moon is a part of Florida — sort of. An obscure church law — the 1917 Code of Canon Law — says that when an expedition sets out to discover new territory, that new land becomes part of Read more

Neil Armstrong’s death prompts yearning for America’s past glories

Friday, August 31st, 2012

The death of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, has prompted a bout of soul-searching about America’s national destiny as well as mourning for an icon of the 20th century. As tributes continued to pour in on Sunday for the former astronaut who died aged 82 there were also expressions of regret that Read more