Seven Women Attempt Ordination–And No, They’re Not Priests

Seven "well prepared" women attempted to be ordained Catholic priests in Morristown, New Jersey, on Saturday, April 24.  I say "attempted" because women cannot be ordained Catholic priests. It is a theological impossibility. They are not priests. I just read the report of the event on the blog of "Rev. Dr. Judy Lee," a self-described Roman Catholic Women Priest who is co-Pastor of the Good Shepherd Inclusive Catholic Community in Fort Myers, Florida.  According to Dr. Lee, there were 200 joyful … [Read more...]

Rome Police Force Uses Modern Investigative Techniques to Show the 12-Year-Old Jesus

Want to see what the boy Jesus really looked like?  The scientific unit of Rome's police force has produced a computer-generated image which, they believe, shows for the first time what Jesus must have looked like at the age of twelve.The Italian investigators have long used computer aging techniques, like those used in the United States, to determine what a criminal would look like, years after he was last seen.  The aging technique has helped them to identify Mafia criminals after decades o … [Read more...]

Mayberry Revisited: Does God Hate Guns?

By para-ordnance ( [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Last week,the issue of gun control came to the fore here in southeastern Michigan.   That's because a local Ann Arbor pastor, Fr. Ed Fride, announced to his congregation that there would be a four-hour Concealed Pistol License (CPL) class at the parish.In a letter to parishioners at Christ the King Catholic Church, Father Fride explained that the class would be offered on two or more Saturdays, and he encouraged people to take advantage of it.  "We're not in Mayberry any more," Father Fride w … [Read more...]