Mark Adams writes with a favor to ask youse guys: I just learned that I will be traveling on press junket to Jordan sponsored by the Catholic Near East Welfare Association. Could I be so bold as to ask you to ask your readers for good resources to learn about Jordan; its history, government, current [Read More...]

This… reminds me of my favorite apocryphal nun story about the sign on the convent grounds that read: “Trespassers will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law” and was undersigned, “The Sisters of Mercy”. [Read more...]

Check out the Capuchin Franciscans! They’ve got a nifty new permalink icon rightcheer on my blog over on the left rail. They’re the Province to which Archbishop Sean O’Malley belongs. [Read more...]

The surest sign the Dems really believe their own propaganda about Bush “He’s a brainless sock puppet for powerful interests who only knows what to say because his handlers feed him his lines!” That’s the Dem drill on Bush. The trouble with the Dems is that they really believe this and, because Bush has been [Read More...]

Spunky Michiganders Speak Truth to Power [Read more...]

Steve Greydanus on Luther Steve’s more charitable than I am. The film appears to be a very well-made tissue of lies, hagiography, demonization, and half-truths. Not surprising, but still disappointing. Because the film now appears guaranteed to make its (few) viewers stupider about what Catholics believe than they were before they saw it, I offer [Read More...]

Infantilized Minority Brownshirts on the March More people in need of Insensitivity Training and bent on crushing any speech that makes them feel uncomfortable. [Read more...]

Feminist Brownshirts on the March! How long till Women’s Ordination is mandated as a Basic Civil Right and Wrong Thinking is punished accordingly by Caesar? [Read more...]

The California Stupid Party Gets in Touch with its Inner Rockefeller Who cares if his positions are indistinguishable from Hillary Clinton’s? He can *win*! [Read more...]

Michelle at And Then? argues with my blog about Edgardo Mortara Fair enough. I think her criticisms are just. [Read more...]

Everything that’s wrong with the phony sacrament of confession that is secularized psychology Emily Peterson of After abortion writes Yesterday’s edition of the Dr. Phil show (television) showed a couple suffering MAJOR problems because an abortion when they were engaged. I wrote on it: Incredibly enough, yesterday’s edition of the Dr. Phil show dealt with [Read More...]

Censorship and Death Just two of the services provided by the tender pastoral ministrations of the Dioceses of Rockville Center and Brooklyn. [Read more...]