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November 11, 2013
Unintentional Fetal Depersonalization
To tell the truth poorly is to make a mockery of it, even if you’re...
November 08, 2013
Repentance as Time Travel
Part 3 of a series beginning to see the light of day. Summary of Part...
November 06, 2013
The Ethical Necessity of Time Travel
Part 2 of a series hardly worth talking about. Sin is not religious. It is...
November 05, 2013
How to Die a Damn Good Story
Part 1 of a terribly depressing series. I wish to die a damn good story....
September 23, 2013
You Are Poor
I wanted to be a wealthy, self-made man. I tried, but got stuck on the...
September 19, 2013
Pope Francis on Synodality
Bet you ten bucks Pope Francis ends the Schism: On June 29, during the ceremony...
August 23, 2013
Towards a Truly Compassionate Eugenics
Eugenics is back, tied to unthought ideals of freedom and compassion that lend it an...
August 16, 2013
The Problem With Youth Ministry
Youth ministry is not the Church's primary method of ministering to youth (and by "youth,"...
July 30, 2013
What’s in a Name?
Most names are classifications. I window-watch the heaving mass of green and gold and say...
July 16, 2013
Dear Gordon Gee
Dear Gordon Gee, I understand you are still under fire for referring to Catholics as...
June 24, 2013
Virtue is an Experience of Reality
When, in a moment of absentmindedness, I practice a virtue, my reaction to the fact is not...
June 23, 2013
3 Reasons Porn Sucks
I don't think opposition to the pornography industry is a religious issue. Here's why: 1....
June 17, 2013
The Difference Between a Pilgrim and a Tourist
It is a trend for white people fed up with the banality of existence to...
June 14, 2013
What Happens to Women Who Are Denied Abortions?
The New York Times article What Happens to Women Who Are Denied Abortion? is an interesting...
June 14, 2013
Ritual or Death
Hello everyone! I'm writing for the Steubenville conferences. When a man first begins to work...
June 07, 2013
Modest is Not Hottest
I'll keep this short. Every time a Christian says "modest is hottest," a puppy jumps...
June 06, 2013
The Contraception/Abortion Connection: Part 3
In which Scott Alexander and I continue a worthwhile discussion. (Part 1 and Part 2. (Scott...
June 04, 2013
Popular Music as a Nauseating, No Good, Very Bad Attempt at Propping Up a False Sense of Eternity (With Goats)
I'm in the habit of taking popular music at its word. That is, I take...
June 03, 2013
The Contraception/Abortion Connection: Part Two
Scott Alexander's critique of my attempts to show a potential connection between contraception and abortion...
June 03, 2013
Getting a Little More Detailed with the Contraception/Abortion Connection
Scott Alexander recently published a critique of a post of mine. He argues against the...
June 03, 2013
A Primer for Philosophy & Education
Sam Rocha is a phenomenologist teaching at the University of North Dakota, and I have...
May 21, 2013
No Longer Anonymous: Why I Decided to Come Out as a Gay Priest
Bravely facing the applause of a world in love with labels, and just in time...
May 19, 2013
Sorry, I couldn't resist. I only have a few more days of the "he's a...
May 19, 2013
Whence Opposition to Birth Control? A Rebuttal.
The wonderful Libby Anne of Love, Joy, Feminism recently critiqued a poorly-designed graphic made by...
April 15, 2013
Why the Church Would be so Ridiculous as to Oppose IVF
We have a godawful habit of seeing children as things so small, cute and fluffy that...
April 08, 2013
My Talk on Beauty at Notre Dame
Thanks so much to the Sophomore Class Council at Notre Dame for having me over...
April 02, 2013
The Coredemptrix Controversy
A guest post from my dear friend Andrew Oullette: Many people that first hear...
March 12, 2013
What It’s Like to Actually Care About the Conclave
It is very, very good to be Catholic. We have the remarkable capacity to actually...
February 19, 2013
The Catholic Church Young People Actually Want
Young people are human. If we understood this reality we wouldn't have crappy youth ministry...
February 12, 2013
“I’m With Them”: the Female Paradox of Praying at Planned Parenthood
A guest post for the upcoming 40 Days for Life campaign. It was the March...
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