D’ja ever notice that, if you only got your news from secular media… you’d think the Vatican was constantly “cracking down” on this and that? It’s like buses. They’re forever “plunging”. Orthodox people are always “rigidly” so. Anybody advocating the latest freakish departure from sanity, health, and common sense is “controversial”. And Bush lacks “gravitas”. [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25830.html

Rabbi Daniel Lapin on the Passion or, “Why the professional handwringing from the ADL, the NY Times and other Usual Suspects sounds so French.” [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25831.html

Good Morning! It’s Day 2 of the Quarterly Catholic and Enjoying It! Pledge Week This is the one week each quarter where I ask for some small remuneration for my efforts to provide you with the sort of Catholic content, newsiness, fun, and so forth that is this blog. I’ll be honest. We (that is, [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25832.html

Interesting thread over at Amy’s One of the readers over there is arguing that the condemnation of Jesus was “ALL about collaboration, and not even a little about Jewish theology.” The argument appears to be that the “anti-Judaic” New Testament authors blamed the Jews for the rejection of Jesus because they didn’t dare blame the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25833.html

Portly Porkers Protest Promotion Problems Look, I’m as fat as any of these people (300 lbs. +) and I find the idea of a “National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance” a laugh-milk-out-the-nose idea. I’m fat. With that comes the fact that people look at you with that, “Man, he’s fat!” look on their face. Kids [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25834.html

Orwell’s Metaphor for the Middle Class [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25835.html

Anti-religious Brownshirts on the March! I think somebody should fry their circuits by handing out condoms with Bible verses on them. “Command or forbid? Command or forbid? Norman! Coordinate!” [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25836.html

A reader tells me “It can’t be so bad if the Vatican is open to joining.” If I’m walking down a street late at night and hear a rock whistle past my ear and feel a stick hit me in the back, and I turn around to discover a small gang of young men armed [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25837.html

Times Against Humanity has Some Strong Words [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25838.html

Well, that’s one way of doing Purgatory Curious that the video footage skips right at the crucial moment. I guess that proves ghosts know how to do trick photography. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25839.html

Sleep well… [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25840.html

Martin Sheen Campaigns for Prime Minister of North Wing [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/09/25841.html


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