BREAKING: Bishop Chaput Announces Results of 8 Child Abuse Investigations

This is the press release from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia as received. Short version: investigations in 8 cases concluded, 3 men exonerated, 5 found “unfit”, 6 still being examined by law enforcement, and the rest still under review. [Read more...]

Caves of Refuge Discovered

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A survey of caves in Israel has turned up 500 “caves of refuge”: places where Jews hid during the The First Jewish-Roman War (66-73AD). Most astonishing has been the discovery of 5 mikva’ot (ritual baths) in absurdly inaccessible caves on the Galilean cliffs of Arbel. The presence of mikva’ot indicate that members of the priestly class (kohanim) were [Read More...]

Aquinas & More on Boycotting Chinese Products

In a post on the shameful betrayal of Chen Guangcheng at the hands of the US government, the Catholic retailer Aquinas & More reiterates why they don’t carry products made in China: Since Aquinas and More opened we have had a policy that we don’t buy or sell any products from China. We have posted [Read More...]

10 Bullets [A Week of Time Wasters]

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This week I’m posting five days worth of insidious browser-based time-wasters: little games that will make that coffee break vanish faster than a bottle of whiskey at an Irish wake. 10 Bullets doesn’t need a whole lot of setup. Your have rows of ships passing by overhead, a fixed gun battery firing straight up, and [Read More...]


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