Attn: Cyber-Singles! Anthony Buono has a new book out about Catholic love and marriage success stories featuring people who met on line. [Read more...]

Those Darn Iranians! How Dare They?! [Read more...]

From our “Not Sure If This is a Real Quote But, If Not, It Should Be” Department When asked if he agreed with Father [Andrew] Greeley’s ((D) Chicago) assessment of Cardinal Ratzinger’s statement, Bishop Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz, D.D., S.T.D. conveyed through his Vicar General, Monsignor Timothy J. Thorburn, J.C.L., the following assertion: “No Catholics of [Read More...]

The Internet: Where Anonymous Literary Geniuses Put Messages in Bottles to Amuse the World Just got this: Dear Beloved, I am Vivien Grimhelm Wormtongue, The only daughter of late Counsellor Gríma Wormtongue of the Kingdom of Rohan. My father was Chief Counsellor [equivalent to Prime Minister] to late lamented king Théoden of Rohan. In his [Read More...]

Fr. Rob Johansen on Terri Schiavo, Judge “Death to the Vulnerable!” Greer Re-Election Bid, and various other stuff [Read more...]

Shea here. Gotta give D’Hippolito credit for a decent piece [Read more...]

Hey there, hi there, ho there! And goodbye. Yes, again, the blogsitter for the blogger on vacation is on vacation. Summer classes finished this past Friday, and Monday morning (aye, in only a few sleep-deprived hours!) I’m headed by bus to Mount Alishan for a couple days with my fellow Viator High teachers ( the [Read More...]

Stop me if ya heard it before… I’ve been telling more and more folks here in Taichung about my serious interest in the Catholic Church and, aside from a few initial looks of puzzlement, all I’ve gotten so far is that “it’s okay since, I guess, it’s fits your taste, you know, your style of [Read More...]

The power of kitsch compels you! The power of kitsch compels you! *The Exorcist* was a truly spiritual film, a popular apologetic for the supernatural. This scintillating adaptation hits all the high points of the classic’s ghoulish vision. Unfortunately, it looks like its prequel sequel whatchamacallit needs a good exorcising (and better filmmaking, to boot). [Read more...]

More Chancery Chicanery Diocese of Cleveland ex-CFO [accused of accepting more than $750,000 from an accounting firm he had hired to work for the diocese] to get Same Job with Diocese of Columbus. [Read more...]