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Bp. McCormack of Manchester NH in the news again… A priest says McCormack is trying to destroy him for knowing to much about a pervert priest. McCormack’s henchmen say, in true Clintonian form, that the priest is “mentally unstable”. The priest “consented to a psychological evaluation in April. Though he was found to be mentally [...]
Hallelujah! The piece that made me fall in love with Rod Dreher’s writing is back on the web: Do Fake Boobs Go to Heaven? His review of the first Left Behind movie. I’m eager for further Left Behind movies so Rod can write further reviews.
A reader thinks JPII’s “reversal” of Catholic teaching on the Death Penalty is a strong case against papal infallibility The Pope’s “reversal” isn’t even a reversal, much less a danger to papal infallibility. There is a wide range of prudential judgment options for applying capital punishment. That range lies between “Always” and “never”. JPII tends [...]
The Charming Naivete of the Atheist My blog’s Village Atheist remarks on his teenage confusion between the words “scatological” and “eschatological”. He announces to a world breathless for his insights that discovering what they meant “was also one of the first moments where I learned that things aren’t as simple and complete as CCD or [...]
The Revolution is coming a Cropper Posted today on the VOTF message board: “The Message Board will be on View Only — beginning at 4:30 P.M. EDT, July 23rd until further notice. “ Free speech for me but not for thee.
I’ve hit on the perfect defense for bad bishops! “I am personally opposed to child abuse, but I do feel that priests have a right to choose.” Works for Democrats and Squish Republicans when the abuse consists of dismembering children, so why not for our shepherds? I’m a genius. Cardinal Mahony, you can fire your [...]
What a frickin’ jerk this columnist is Been a while since I’ve seen such a collection of cheap shots against the Faith and such exploitation of a tragedy to advance the Know Nothing cause. Gee, I’ve got four children. Is that too many for him? I wonder which one he thinks I should drown?
A reader writes about the Death Penalty (and I make comments throughout) Just read your comments about Antonin Scalia and the death penalty. As a Catholic who favors the death penalty, I believe you have forgotten several important points: 1. In Genesis 9:6, God expressly commands the imposition of the death penalty for murder on [...]
A reader observes that the Archbishop of Canterbury provides better and more challenging pastoral guidance for the denizens of Hollywood than their own bishop, Raj “How’s my hair?” Cardinal Mahony.
More Voice of the Fascists hijinx David Alexander sends along the following: The following information was posted to the VOTF message board: + + + But for now, VOTF does offer victims of clergy abuse some hope of being listened to by the lay Catholics and others in our society. Among the “rays of hope” [...]
Mr. Sandman My friends Michael and Ivy went to Long Beach, WA to see the sand castle contests there. Ivy ended up as a walk-on on one of the teams, and her team won 1st prize ($1200) in the Master’s Category. Seriously.Ivy’s work is shown in Pictures 4-7. Here is a supreme example of what [...]
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