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Mark Shea's Blog: So That No Thought of Mine, No Matter How Stupid, Should Ever Go Unpublished Again!
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David Morrison asks excellent questions The more I look at the behavior of some of our bishops, the more I simply have to wonder how indeed, they can sleep at night. I think I can’t be appalled more than I already am, and then it all hits you in the face afresh: Law’s deposition that [Read More...]
Bleak Remember the sex predator in Mississippi, Cardinal? “Oh yeah. That was the bishop’s responsibility. Not mine.” Remember the sex predators in Boston when you were archbishop? “Oh yeah. That was my subordinates’ responsibility, not mine.” God deliver us from Clintonesque shepherds. How long, O Lord? [Read more...]
Why the Left is doomed [Read more...]
There is a torrid romantic whirlwind building on HMS Blog Perhaps one of you would like to be Emily’s next suitor? [Read more...]
Dave’s wrong He’s essentially abandoning the fact that Christ is the only savior and positing a sort of di-theism. There’s only one God and only one heaven. All who are there will have to deal with the reality that God is a Trinity and Jesus is, in fact, God the Son. Jews and Christians will [Read More...]
Today is the Day to Pray for Healing for our Sore-Beset Church If it’s any help, Shaken by Scandals has a section in the back full of relevant scriptural texts, reflections, and prayers that are intended for use on just such a day as this. Lord, hear our prayer. [Read more...]
QUOTE OF THE DAY “I’ve pretty much used up my advance, and now my editors are hoping that I’ll outlive the pope.” ROBERT BLAIR KAISER,who is 71, on a book he will write on Pope John Paul II’s successor. The reader who sent this in sez: “Serves ‘em right, the old vultures, for presuming that [Read More...]
A reader speculates I think the way it works for everybody is roughly like this: Jesus said No one comes to the Father except through Me, but He never said it had to be on this side. I believe for everyone it happens on the other side, first thing, and without the operation of free [Read More...]
Science writer tiptoes up to admitting Romans 1:20 is right about You Know Who …but also hedges his language so the kids at the science playground won’t ostracize him from the peer group (“But creationists should not rejoice: even a god such as this can’t explain how things got so strange.”). Mustn’t be caught associating [Read More...]
Some of my readers are debating the question of whether JPII is a good or bad CEO This is deeply ironic to me, since it is precisely because our bishops have conceived of themselves as CEO’s and not priests that we are in this jam. Lesson #1: if you want to try to comprehend JPII’s [Read More...]
Memo to Mainstream Media: I am Locutus of Blog. You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile. [Read more...]
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