Bishops’ Doctrinal Office Has a New Leader


And he’s a Jesuit!  Father Peter Ryan, S.J., has been named executive director of the USCCB Secretariat on Doctrine and Canonical Affairs.This is a very good thing:  Father Ryan is known for his stalwart adherence to Catholic teaching.  Read more about his background and qualifications over at the Kresta  In The Afternoon blog.  … [Read more...]

Jesus Burger?

Jesus Big Mac

Or is that a "Cheesus Burger"?This is just too funny--  From the Ironic Catholic, I bring you..... [drum roll, please].... the Jesus Burger!An unfortunate billboard placement, indeed.  … [Read more...]

Flying Pizzas and Other Modern Wonders


Last month in the skies over Guilford, England, just to the southwest of London, observant Britishers might have spotted a strange airborne object.  Was it a bird?  A plane?  No, actually, it was a flying pizza. T + Biscuits, an English creative agency based in Shoreditch, was hired by Domino’s Pizza to test the “DomiCopter”, a prototype of a delivery drone designed to deliver pizzas by air, avoiding potential traffic tie-ups on the road below.  The name “DomiCopter” is reported to have beat ou … [Read more...]