I believe we are starting to see a little trend in the press develop A couple of days ago the APA announces it’s rethinking this. Today we get another cloud no bigger than a man’s hand: “Pedophiles seek societal acceptance” From my April 29 2002 blog: “And, When People Keep Connecting the Dots The final [Read More...]


Fr. Rob “Rocket Man” Johansen’s Critique of American Seminaries is now online at Crisis [Read more...]


Cdl. Mahony sez, “I was just kidding when I said I was serious about clerical abuse” The coast is clear, Cardinal. The PR scheme worked. You can get back to business as usual. Your flock won’t mind so long as you don’t challenge them with the Faith. Perhaps you should get back to the real [Read More...]


A reader writes: one of the great losses I see from the current wars about homosexuality and their apparent results is that no area of society will be left unsexualized. That is, there will finally be no place, no gathering of men or women or children where the tension of potential sexual activity can be [Read More...]


Bunk! A reader asks what I think of this Commonweal article. It’s bunk on the face of it. Fidelity is *not* the answer to the Church’s ills? Faithfulness to the gospel of Christ is *not* the remedy for sin? Yes, yes, the structural issues will have to be dealt with. But the piece reminds me [Read More...]


Thanks for your gifts to us, Mr. Peck You’ll be missed–sorely. May God grant you eternal rest through Jesus Christ. [Read more...]


New blog! [Read more...]


Ooooooo-kay. News of the Weird. [Read more...]


Yes. It’s really true. Dick Morris (and Sen Sam Brownback) are both recent converts I especially pleased with Brownback. By the way, when you search for “Dick Morris” + “Catholic” you also find this grimly funny piece. I get the feeling the Cdl. Mahony has pored over it and taken its lessons to heart. [Read more...]


Brie eaters do the pop psych smear of Christian missionaries to Islam Varenius does the take down. Fascinating how, as the hubbub finally dies down in the south end of Manhattan, the Christian haters uptown fall back into their mental ruts of talking as though the gravest danger facing the world right now is Evangelical [Read More...]


Six Day Creationism and Gay Parenting If some six day creationist were to stage a protest against evolution and say, “We believe in the Bible and feel it’s a little sad that nature doesn’t support our six day creation hermaneutic. We demand changes in Nature to conform it to our reading of Scripture” they’d be [Read More...]


I would like to borrow a cup of miles I have a US Airways dividend miles account which is 6000 miles short of what I need to get the last ticket for a family vacation this summer to Colorado. I have heaps and gobs of miles which will be credited to my account soon…. but [Read More...]