How Prolife Can You Get?

Protestors in wheelchairs are being removed from Mitch McConnell's office. #HealthcareBill— Holly O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) June 22, 2017 … [Read More...]

Please help my friends Jeremy and Angela Lott

Angela is pregnant with their little girl Cecilia, who suffers from a rare and fatal condition called exencephaly, in which her brain has no skull protecting it.The costs of medical care are astronomical ($20K).Due to the brutalities of our medical system, they have to foot this bill while enduring emotional anguish as well.  So they have started a GoFundMe.  Please do what you can to help them in this painful time.And (because I know I have to ask this in the heartless world of c … [Read More...]

If you are a fan of Chant

ChantCD has you covered. … [Read More...]

Fruitful Discipleship by Sherry Weddell is here

Fruitful Discipleship: Living the Mission of Jesus in the Church and the World has landed at Our Sunday Visitor. Shipping begins today!By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be my disciples.” — John 15:8How does God’s grace change our individual lives, families, neighborhoods, parish communities, and cities? In Fruitful Discipleship: Living the Mission of Jesus in the Church and the World, Sherry A. Weddell describes how the Holy Spirit is at work in all … [Read More...]

Trevor Noah on the Silence of the NRA re: the Cold-Blooded Murder of Philando Castile

Go to 4:08 mark.In case it is still unclear, the NRA is silent because the NRA exists to profit from an arms industry that flourishes by telling white people that darkskins like Trayvon Martin are coming to kill them and they have to be armed to the teeth at all times in order to kill them … [Read More...]

On the heels of my conversation with the Good Catholic Libertarian…

...who wants diabetics to die as punishment for their sins of sloth and gluttony, the Trump Administration makes clear that this will be Administration policy too.It needs to be clearly understood that the American Taliban Christians in the ranks of Trump defenders will support the denial of … [Read More...]

Gonna do an interesting interview today

...with Jon Sweeney, the author of The Saint vs. the Scholar, about the fight between Bernard of Clairvaux and Peter Abelard, on Connecting the Dots.  I'll post it when it's ready to go! … [Read More...]

How to tell actual Christianity from Americhristianism, Left or Right

"Love of enemy is the nucleus of the Christian revolution." - Benedict XVI … [Read More...]

My friend Patrick Coffin interviewed my friend Marcus Daly

...on Mercy and the Denial of Death: … [Read More...]

When the Libertarian Mask Slips and the Eugenicist is Revealed

Had a typical conversation with a Libertarian about the question of health care as a right.  He was a typical Catholic dissenter from the Church's teaching on this point, offering the typical Libertarian falsehoods like: The reason this is a lie is that health care is not charity.  It is, as the … [Read More...]

I love that Elizabeth Anscombe has finally become a super-hero

"Scientism" is the position that Science can solve all problems, or that all problems are empirical. Philosophically, it is mostly associated with the strongest statements made by the logical positivism movement, which mostly died out in the mid 20th century. Culturally, however, it is stronger than … [Read More...]

Reader Jenn Morson Frederick Calls for a Work of Mercy

...for parent's enduring a tragedy:Ann and Gareth are dear friends from college who are currently living every parents worst nightmare. They have lost their precious girl, Evie, and they need our help. FUS friends, please share and help if you are able. … [Read More...]

Trust the Church’s Prudence over Man’s

Particularly when the men in question have been so wrong about so much so many times for so long that only a fool would trust their prudence over that of a cocker spaniel's, much less the Church's.The last of my series on the Death Penalty at The Catholic Weekly. … [Read More...]

We now live in a country where the President of the United States…

...forbids media from recording answers to questions directed at the Press Secretary.This is Soviet tyranny. And the lunatics most vocal about supporting this lying, corrupt, incompetent crook are Good Prolife Conservative Christian Trump supporters, who will happily burn the Constitution … [Read More...]

Take a Band Name and Make it Catholic

Examples: The Beatitudeles, Gladys Knight and the Pyx, Ignatius PopPeople on Facebook lost their minds with this came up with hundreds of brilliant names.  Knock yerselves out. … [Read More...]

Prolife Judge Deports Pregnant Illegal Immigrant…

Allows Fetus to StayEye of the Tiber does Swift proud: Prolife judge Anthony Gabel ordered Fairuz Naoum, a pregnant illegal immigrant, to be deported back to Iraq last week, just moments before giving her unborn baby permission to stay in the United States.Gabel told EOTT this morning that … [Read More...]

Dear Criminal Element

If you decide to pull of a $30,000 tech heist, be sure the tech you steal is not GPS tracking devices: This Way, Gang! A burglary of a Silicon Valley tech company netted $30,000 worth of equipment, including computers. The thief was easy to track down, but not because he was injured in the … [Read More...]

YouCat Releases YouRose

...the new fidget spinner rosary.I love Eye of the Tiber. … [Read More...]

In your face, Scott Eric Alt!

A reader writes: Maggie Gallagher posted an article saying that perhaps Pope Francis shouldn't be dismissed as a liberal, and people are posting in the comments accusing her of "Mark Shea-ism" Hah!  It's not "Scott Eric Alt-ism"!  You suck! … [Read More...]

An Aussie Reader with a Cryptic Sense of Humor…

...writes to inform me: The state border between Western Australia and the rest of the great continent of Australia is the last surviving line of the Papal Line of Demarcation established by Pope Alexander VI in 1493 dividing the known world between the Spanish and the Portuguese.No Trump … [Read More...]

I’ve been getting questions about my views…

...on Fr. James Martin's new book, Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter Into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity.As I have mentioned in the past, my habit with regard to temptations I do not experience myself is to refrain from handing … [Read More...]

There’s a new biography out about Irena Sendler…

...who saved 2500 Jewish children from death during the Holocaust.  She personifies the truth that grace is dark matter, hidden, quiet, unnoticed by the whole world, and yet constituting the force that hold the universe together.  How many Irena Sendlers are there that go utterly unnoticed in this l … [Read More...]