The Reason the Shroud of Turin Bears All the Evidence of being the Burial Cloth of Jesus Christ…

...is that it is the burial cloth of Jesus Christ. … [Read More...]

Common Sense

You can go here to find out more about (and support) the American Solidarity Party. … [Read More...]

What? You still haven’t registered for the 36th Annual Chesterton Conference, which…

is coming to Colorado Springs, Colorado July 27 – 29 on the campus of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Speakers include (among others) Joseph Pearce, Fr. James Schall, David Mills (former editor of First Things), Christopher Check (President of Catholic Answers), author Regina Doman, Dale Ahlquist and Yr. Obdt. Svt.Don't miss it if you can! … [Read More...]

Using Charlie Gard as a Human Shield

With supreme cynicism, the anti-abortion-but-not-prolife Congress of Trump takes a step to grant Charlie residency for a sketchy experiment that holds extremely little promise of hope--by attaching it to a bill funding Trump's idiotic border wall designed to maximize waste for the taxpayer and cruelty to refugees: The amendment has been added to a controversial bill that includes money for US President Donald Trump's border wall and enhanced immigration enforcement, which could take a … [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I am very ill with stage 4 ovarian cancer. I have been told that there is no more treatments available because my body is giving out. The reason it is giving out is that I fought and won breast cancer a few years ago. That didn't leave me many options to fight against ovarian … [Read More...]

“This is an epic fail” – Charles Krauthammer

This is a major story in two ways.First, and most obvious, is the fact that it establishes that the GOP is the Party of Nihilist Incompetents in a massive way.  The Number One and Only Priority of these  life-denying crooks and liars has, for seven long years, been to destroy Obamacare and they h … [Read More...]

Benedict’s Personal Secretary Is Not Happy

with the "Benedict Attacks Evil Pope Francis, Capsizer of the Church" narrative that is being promoted by the Francis-Haters at Lifesite and elsewhere: Responding to interpretations of a recent reference by emeritus Pope Benedict XVI to the Church being near “capsizing,” the retired pontiff’s close … [Read More...]

New Text Message Mass…

...all the rage at Gonzaga University.I love Eye of the Tiber. … [Read More...]

I lost my parents

Dad in 1983 and Mom in 2014.If your Mom and/or Dad are still with you, tell them you love them today.PS. Anna Faris is from Edmonds, Washington. She grew up a good stretch of the legs from my house. Her husband, Chris Pratt, is from Lake Stevens, right up the road. Washingtonians … [Read More...]

State Department to Shutter Office…

...that focuses on investigation of war crimes.Just planning ahead:ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos … [Read More...]

The 36th Annual American Chesterton Society Conference

is coming to Colorado Springs, Colorado July 27 – 29 on the campus of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Speakers include (among others) Joseph Pearce, Fr. James Schall, David Mills (former editor of First Things), Christopher Check (President of Catholic Answers), author Regina Doman, D … [Read More...]

GOPirates who can’t shoot straight…

...fail in their effort to loot the poor and despoil them of health care on behalf of the ultra-hyper-super rich.So this pack of crooks, liars, and vandals, having failed at their bogus repeal and replace Obamacare make clear that, vindictive enemies of the poor that they are, they will attempt … [Read More...]

Reflect on how wonderful your life is…

...if the biggest problem you face right now is that the 13th Doctor is a woman. Then, enjoy this hilarious video:If that video makes you angry, consider cutting back on the caffeine. It's just a show. … [Read More...]

I feel affirmed in my okayness…

...Jonah Goldberg at the hard Left National Review re-says what I've been saying for months: that shouting "But Hillary!" has become the sole brain-dead response of the Trump defender and it is a lie and an intellectually vacuous rationale for supporting this transparent crook and liar.Also, … [Read More...]

What Pope Benedict XVI Actually Said

A word of greeting from Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus, on the occasion of the funeral Mass of Cardinal Joachim Meisner, on 15th July 2017 In this hour, when the Church of Cologne and believers further afield take their leave of Cardinal Joachim Meissner, I am with them in my heart and thoughts and am … [Read More...]

The Great Contradiction of the Prolife Right

A consistent life ethic simply has to mean support for a social safety net for poor mothers.  But the great commitment of the prolife right to a libertarian economic vision that is guaranteed to actively punish poor women makes certain that abortion rates will climb if it is enacted.  Because L … [Read More...]

Desperate Prayer Request

A reader writes:Please pray for my family. My husband has lost his job. All of our savings were put into that small business. So we basically have nothing to fall back on. My husband was considered to be a contractor with the company that laid him off, so he will not be getting a severance … [Read More...]

Jim Carrey sounds like somebody who has experienced anguish and grace

God bless him as he tries to follow the light Christ sends him. His theology is not perfect, no. But he seem to me to be somebody who is at Openness to Christ (to use Weddellian Spiritual Threshold language). How much better this is than so much of the radical selfishness and power worship that … [Read More...]

Hilarious, but also significant

That a major corporation is willing to put its logo on a criticism of this oaf's swinish behavior is a rather remarkable bit of corporate courage. … [Read More...]

Much freakoutery today

in St. Blog's about that Civilta Cattolica piece critiquing Church Militant and pointing out the absurdity of the "Trump=Constantine/Hillary=Diocletian" blather of the Greatest Catholics of All Time. It's a perfectly sensible analysis of the special dumbness of trying to making *this* guy God's … [Read More...]

Catholics and Lutherans Stand Together

in the "ecumenism of the trenches" to oppose the Culture of Death that seeks to deprive more than 20 million of the least of these of access to health care.  Bravo! … [Read More...]

Not Fake News

Pope Posts "No Whining" Sign on His Office DoorNo.  Really:A sign posted outside the door of Pope Francis’ office in the Domus Sanctae Marthae that reads “No whining” (Photo courtesy Vatican Insider/La Stampa)I love this guy so much. … [Read More...]