I like Larknews and all but… Using a file photo of actual grieving children is just tasteless. They should take it down. [Read more...]

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One of the problems with being an “Insta”pundit is that you tend to cultivate the historical perspective of a fruit fly It takes a lot of arrogance to write this. The jury is still out on the wisdom of the war. Let’s see what happens in Iraq first. Instapundit could be writing in September 1945 [Read More...]

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Uppity Third World Christian Writes to Apostate US Episcopalian Leadership An Episcopalian reader sends along the following: The (Anglican) Archbishop of the West Indies has written a wonderful open letter to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Frank Griswold. Here is, for me, the money quote: === I hope you can appreciate that American [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26768.html

Episcopal Spine Alert! According to the article, this sort of thing is getting more common. Don’t forget to write the Baker Diocese and commend them for their guts. Bishops are remarkably like human beings and thrive on encouragement. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26769.html

Jesuits. Again. A reader writes: Earlier this week, a friend of mine attended a guest lecture by a Jesuit priest. He’s a bigwig in the Catholic Biblical Association, a writer of reasonably well-known books about scripture, and a former professor at a Jesuit seminary. He recently became the scripture professor at a major East Coast [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26770.html

The Key to Happiness, You See, is Unfettered Polymorphous Perversity–as This Satisfied Customer Will Attest S/he/it has five years of happiness to look forward to. Meanwhile, the prison system has to look at the contruction of 3 or 4 more types of bathrooms since “Men” and “Women” will no longer do. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26771.html

Bittersweet Good News Heroic priests are still out there. Lots more than the Assyrian press would have you realize. One just revealed himself by laying down his life. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26773.html

Bittersweet Good News Heroic priests are still out there. Lots more than the Assyrian press would have you realize. One just revealed himself by laying down his life. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26772.html

I’ve always taken great comfort in the fact that St. Jerome made it to heaven Here’s a little poem on this great and… er, complex, man: THE THUNDERER Phyllis McGinley God’s angry man, His crotchety scholar Was Saint Jerome, The great name-caller Who cared not a dime For the laws of Libel And in his [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26774.html

Latest from Deal Hudson at Crisis Dear Friend, Over the past week, we’ve been following up on several recent stories. Right now, I want to get you up to speed on two of them…there have been some fascinating developments… First off, let me tell you what more we’ve learned about the secret meeting between Catholic [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26775.html

I Wish This Guy Were Pope …just so he could begin an encyclical with the words, “Now listen up, Pilgrim Church!” I’d also love to see him in an ad limina visit with, Bp. McCormack or Cardinal Mahony, saying, “*I* won’t hit ya. *I* won’t hit ya…. The *hell* I won’t!” *Biff*. Kudos to the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/26777.html

I Wish This Guy Were Pope …just so he could begin an encyclical with the words, “Now listen up, Pilgrim Church!” I’d also love to see him in an ad limina visit with, Bp. McCormack or Cardinal Mahony, saying, “*I* won’t hit ya. *I* won’t hit ya…. The *hell* I won’t!” *Biff*. Kudos to the [Read More...]

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