Fascinating Attempts at Justifications for Lying and/or Hostage Taking in the comments here. You can read them yourself. My apologies for losing my temper at what I regard as some extremely tortured attempts to justify evil. Mea culpa. The argument took a while to find its feet but has now settled into making the case [Read More...]

My Latest on Catholic Exchange [Read more...]

My Latest on Catholic Exchange [Read more...]

Eve Tushnet writes: Not sure if you’ve seen this already, but Maggie Gallagher has started a really awesome project at http://www.marriagedebate.com/blog/blog.htm –basically a site where foes and backers of same-sex marriage can have an up-front and intellectually rigorous discussion. Right now the content is about 50/50 pro-con; Maggie posts pro-SSM emails and replies to them. [Read More...]

The Battle to be Blurbed I have both blurbed and been blurbed. I seem to have an infallible knack for having something in my blurbs go wrong. When I blurbed one of Karl Keating’s books, Ignatius somehow managed to spell my name “Mark P. She” even though I sent them an electronic file. More recently [Read More...]

Anglicans in Homosexual Commotion [Read more...]

Anglicans in Homosexual Commotion [Read more...]

Jesuits. Again. Don’t limit stem-cell debate to status of embryo, says professor WASHINGTON (CNS) — The ethical concerns regarding human embryonic stem-cell research should go beyond whether or not the embryo is a human person, said Paul Lauritzen, religious studies professor at Jesuit-run John Carroll University. “This either/or tends to drive people to the extremes,” [Read More...]

Strange times we’re living in Open a Catholic magazine and half the time you’ll find some brain-dead Catholic like James Carroll going on and on about the Catholic Church’s “guilt” for slavery. Open an Evangelical magazine like Christianity Today and you’ll find non-Catholic Rodney Stark giving a much more serious analysis of the data. [Read more...]

Strange times we’re living in Open a Catholic magazine and half the time you’ll find some brain-dead Catholic like James Carroll going on and on about the Catholic Church’s “guilt” for slavery. Open an Evangelical magazine like Christianity Today and you’ll find non-Catholic Rodney Stark giving a much more serious analysis of the data. [Read more...]

Chaput on Know Nothing Dems and the Sacrament of Abortion [Read more...]

Chaput on Know Nothing Dems and the Sacrament of Abortion [Read more...]


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