That said… I want to add that if we don’t find WMDs in Iraq I, for one, will be majorly ticked. Despite what shifting winds of agitprop for the war blew through the national consciousness, the *real* reason for this war was not to liberate Iraqis. That was a happy side effect which was then [Read More...]

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Charity If there’s anything I’ve been thinking about during Holy Week fairly consistently, it’s charity. Partly I’ve been doing so because of my irritation at others and partly because of my irritation at myself. I’ve been disturbed to see how often people seem to fall into the habit of assuming the worst of others and [Read More...]

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Loving the Church in a Time of Scandal Amy Welborn and I wrote most of this (with various clipping and polishing from CE people). If you want to have our collective brainwaves on how to carry on in light of the Situation, this is pretty much the place to get it. [Read more...]

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Well! Another hopeful sign for Easter! A bunch of SSPX people appear to be on the verge of reunion with the Church. I hope this one pans out. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/04/27960.html

National Organization of Whores Wants to Make Sure Baby Killing Remains Smothered in Euphemism Laci Petersen’s baby had the misfortune to be unborn when his mother was murdered, so NOW is leaping into the fray to make sure that no homicide charge is made for the death of the little one. There was only one [Read More...]

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Oliver Stone Calls Bush a Flake [Insert Leno joke here] [Read more...]

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Relapsed Catholic Calls a Moratorium Kathy Shaidle wants everybody to stop quoting Chesterton, Lewis, Belloc et al, so they can stand up on their own two feet and prove they can write all by their own selves. In the words of Chesterton, Lewis, Sayers, Belloc, Merton, and Nouwen, I reply, “No, thank you.” I write [Read More...]

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Remember as you read this… that this is being written by the same sort of people who were screaming “Quagmire!” four days into the war. [Read more...]

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Another Sort of Icon of the Resurrection God still confounds the demon and rescues his sheep. By the way, I think they should give Jessie Lynch the Congressional Medal of Honor. [Read more...]

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This sounds like a pretty good book on the Resurrection Scott Hahn has spoken well of N.T. Wright. Maybe I’ll check it out. [Read more...]

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Easter Carol Spring bursts today, For Christ is ris’n and all the earth’s at play. Flash forth, thou Sun, The rain is over and gone, its work is done. Winter is past, Sweet Spring is come at last, is come at last. Bud, Fig and Vine, Bud, Olive, fat with fruit and oil! and wine [Read More...]

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Happily, however: Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Happy Easter! “Catholic and Enjoying It!” is back on the air! [Read more...]

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