If only rabbis could marry, this would never happen! [Read more...]


Amy’s having an interesting discussion of “Self-Mortification and Religion” One of the commenters writes something I’ve heard many times: i think the reason the institutionalized church didn’t come down harder on such self-mortification is because it essentially makes people docile toward authority (they’re not worthy), and any docility toward authority works in the favor of [Read More...]


More Evangelicals Mistaking the Bible for a Foreign Policy Manual “If they do anything other than make Jerusalem the capital of Israel, they would be messing with the word and the power of God.” Must be nice to be so sure of just what God is saying. [Read more...]


Greeley Gets Shrill and Irrational Point 1: Bush should have been able to instantly undo the screwed up military and intelligence apparatus bequeathed him by the Greatest Presidential Rapist of the 20th Century. Point 2: Bush should have instantly produced bin Laden’s head on a platter (instead of buried under Tora Bora, which is his [Read More...]


An Interesting New Catholic Evangelization Initiative Just in case some of my readers are interested in doing more than complaining about the Church. International Congress for the New Evangelisation and city mission in Vienna From May 23rd to June 1st 2003 the first International Congress for the New Evangelisation takes place in Vienna, Austria. This [Read More...]


Be afraid! Be very afraid! At Heathrow Airport today, an individual later discovered to be a public school teacher was arrested trying to board a flight while in possession of a compass, a protractor, and a graphical calculator. Authorities believe he is a member of the notorious al-Gebra movement. He is being charged with carrying [Read More...]


“Mahony is putting a severe strain on satirists.” [Read more...]


Believing More in Caesar Than in Hell Peter Isely, Milwaukee coordinator of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, said it was a shame Widera could not stand trial. “This man unfortunately leaves behind him countless and countless lives destroyed and families ruined,” said Isely. “If he had been brought to justice, it would [Read More...]


Victor Lams is My Hero [Read more...]


Proof that I Don’t Control All the Content at Catholic Exchange I think Fr. Aguilar is all wet in charging Harry Potter with gnosticism, but we at CE like diversity of opinion. [Read more...]


And now I’m off to Lopez Island! Tra la! See you Tuesday! [Read more...]


Mark Windsor wants to change the world! You can help him do it by going here and joining in a discussion of *practical* things you can do to work for healing in the Church. [Read more...]