The Marxification of the Situation The devil always sends sins into the world in pairs in the hope that, avoiding one, we shall embrace its opposite. In class warfare, the old game has been to oppose greed to envy and force us to choose. Similarly, when things get particularly lousy, as they did today with [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27522.html

Interesting think piece on the Church’s relationship with the Jewish people Seems to do a good job of steering the ship between the Scylla of Bob Sungenis’s whacked out Traditionalism and the Charbydis of Cdl. Kasper’s “Who needs the New Covenant?” approach. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27523.html

“Love does not rejoice in evil…” It’s no secret I’ve been a big critic of Bishop O’Brien. Like most, I think he’s done an atrocious job of misgoverning his diocese and his butt-saving plea bargain last week really took the cake, violating both church and civil law and involving Caesar and the Church in a [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27524.html

This could be interesting I wonder what the Abortion Brownshirts will do. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27525.html

A reader asks “Could we ask Bp. Mixa to donate to the ‘Spine Transplant drive for US Bishops’ project?” Scroll down to “Germans form human chain to protest priest’s suspension” [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27526.html

Bp. O’Brien of Phoenix Arrested for Fatal Hit and Run [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27527.html

You know you’ve really arrived when people devote whole blogs just to refuting you Andrew Sullivan has really arrived. Welcome to the stratosphere, Andrew. Someone once devoted a blog to refuting me waaaaaay back when. However, they were obviously won over by the sheer depth, sanity, and gosh darn it! *saintliness* of Me. Otherwise why [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27528.html

Any Bostonians out there who can help her? A reader writes: I’m familiar with your blog and am wondering if you know of any blogs written by faithful Catholics living in the Boston area. I ask because I may have to relocate to that area within the next few years. (I am getting married, and [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27529.html

Attn: Boston Globe Readers (and editors)! Lane Core asks an *excellent* question. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27530.html

A reader writes On the comments board debating about intelligent design, what bothered me about the anti-intelligent design arguments suddenly crystallized. Good Old Charlie said that calling for direct creation where evolution would be suitable for the task was not “kosher” scientific thinking. He also said that it looks like ID is a religious theory. [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27531.html

Strange New Turn in the Fortunes of Bp. O’Brien [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27532.html

Leahy (D – Planned Parenthood) to Bush: “Let’s not fight. You just surrender and we’ll call it ‘bipartisan’” “Oh, and Catholics Need Not Apply”, adds modern day Know Nothing Senator. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27533.html


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