I’m outta here early Camping this weekend with the Scouts at Twanoh State Park over on Hood Canal. Have I mentioned how much I love living in Washington? We send out the rain and gloom agitprop to keep the Californians out, but really, it is one of the most glorious places God ever created. Adios. [Read More...]

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Cross-fertilization A reader writes: Isn’t it intriguing how different Catholic witnessing is from evangelical-Protestant versions? Ask a rank-and-file “born again Christian” to give his testimony and he’ll almost always describe how, upon making a decision for Christ, his life changed from messed up, in all manner of ways, to well-ordered — thanks to Bible study, [Read More...]

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David Duke Becomes Catholic, Founds New Group for White Catholics Called “Supremacy”. Detroit Holds Special Mass to Celebrate the Inherent Superiority of the White Race I’m waiting for people to write me defending a “Supremacy Mass” saying, “I’m not a member of Supremacy, nor am I a white supremacist, but bigotry just doesn’t do it [Read More...]

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Fr. Rob Johansen Writes the Chancery in Detroit Go thou and do likewise. [Read more...]

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Terri wins a reprieve–for now [Read more...]

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After all, what shall it profit a man to gain his soul and lose the war? The nice thing about extremists is that they provide nice clear, simplistic (and frequently imbecilic) ideas which are so far out that they chart the outer borders of reality. One such extremist is a well-known gasbag who haunts the [Read More...]

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Nunc Dimmitis I fear he may not have much time left. One of the great sadnesses of my life is that I never had a chance to thank him for all he’s done and all he’s meant. Thank you, Papa. [Read more...]

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And, lest you think that the chancery rats are not, indeed, in full scurry mode due to your efforts… As I say, pressure applied over the Long Haul. It works on all sorts of terrorists, even ecclesial ones. [Read more...]

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Help make some chancery rats scurry away from the daylight A reader sends this along: The American Family Association of Michigan (www.afamichigan.org) has called on Detroit’s Cardinal Adam Maida to put a stop to Masses sponsored by a homosexual organization at Marygrove College (MI). As reported in “Catholic Higher Education Alert” earlier this year, the [Read More...]

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Blessed are the Peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God Of course, Jesus was just kidding when he said that. He was full of impractical ideas: loving your enemies, forgiving 70 X 7, and calling Zealots to lay down their lives rather than take up arms against the Roman occupation. If he [Read More...]

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This article… reminds me of a conversation I had with a friend, a conservative Catholic scholar of 20th Century Eastern Europe who teaches at the UW. Days after 9/11 he said (I paraphrase), “Well, you gotta remember that when WWI broke out it was, after all, the Austro-Hungarians and German who had the big beef [Read More...]

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Remember [Read more...]

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