Elton John greatly admires Pope Francis

He joins a growing list of people (who represent millions more), hitherto disaffected from the Church, who find they trust and admire him and are revisiting what the gospel has to say because of him. Meanwhile, it is the mark of the madness of our age that the Greatest Catholics of All Time see this [Read More...]

Wow! Mars Hill Church to Dissolve

Sad, but undoubtedly for the best. The wreckage left behind by Marc Driscoll was utterly predictable. I hope he grows from this. There’s always the mercy of God. [Read more...]

Everybody knows that Halloween is a warmed-over pagan holiday

Guess what? Everybody is wrong. Yr. Obdt. Svt. details the actual history of Halloween, which is much more interesting, very Catholic and, in the end, as American as apple pie. [Read more...]

HellCo’s Corporate Propaganda

…is examined by Yr Obdt. Svt over at the Register. [Read more...]

Nik Wallenda’s “Skyscraper Live” Event…

…demonstrates a guy who is willing to risk everything for Christ. He writes: Dear Friends, In less than 2 weeks, I will be walking on a wire between skyscrapers 50 stories above the Windy City of Chicago … blindfolded. The question I get asked most often is “Why?” The source of my determination and inspiration [Read More...]

Don’t Play Around with the Occult

Yr. Obdt. Svt’s Halloween Offering at Our Sunday Visitor [Read more...]

I want this to be real….

Is this Crabzilla? Giant crab spotted off British coast …and I want to name it “Harryhausen”. [Read more...]

People of Earth!

Surrender, or I will continue to post one William Shatner video every day! [Read more...]

Yay! Issue #2 of SciPhi Journal is Out!

Lots of tasty goodness, including a tale from reader Peter Sean Bradley and more work from John C. Wright, co-founder of the extremely exclusive Shea/Wright Mutual Admiration Society that, no, you cannot join because of contractual obligations too complex to explain here. [Read more...]

Oh. So. True.

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Anti-Abortion-But-Not-Prolife Catholic at Work

Kansas Governor Is Forcing Disabled People Off Medicaid God’s name is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you. – Romans 2:24 Not a few conservative Catholics will argue “But this is a prudential judgment! Abortion is not a prudential judgment”. True. So think about it. Why is it that “prudential judgment” is always invoked in [Read More...]

Hopeful News About Brittany Maynard

It appears she may be rethinking her decision to commit suicide. Please do, dear. There are all sorts of people who love you and are praying for you. One of the really lovely things to come out of this crisis has been the compassionate love of fellow sufferers who have sought to come alongside Ms. [Read More...]