Man Sues Wife Over Ugly Baby—And Wins!

Ugly Baby Lawsuit

Just so you know:  I am tucking this into my big fat manila file of Really Sad Stories. A man in China has sued his ex-wife for giving birth to what he called an "incredibly ugly" baby girl. "I married my wife out of love,” Jian Feng told the Irish Times.  “But as soon as we had our first daughter, we began having marital issues.  Our daughter was incredibly ugly, to the point where it horrified me." At first, Feng thought that his wife had been unfaithful and the baby wasn’t his—beca … [Read more...]

Friends in High Places: Indulgences and the Communion of Saints

All Souls Day

It is probable that there is among Protestants a more obstinate—for I really must say so—a more complete misunderstanding on this point of doctrine than on any other. I say “obstinate” for the truth on this point has been stated so repeatedly that it seems impossible that it should not have been, at least to a great extent, accepted in the Protestant world by this time, had it not been for a firm determination not to accept it, and to regard us as either deceivers or deceived regarding it.  G … [Read more...]