Another attack on the Seal of the Confessional Thanks to Peony Moss for the heads up. She blogs on this too. [Read more...]

Chris Johnson at Midwest Conservative Journal writes to say: “Houston, we have antichrist! So much for Roman Catholic eschatology.” [Read more...]

Alistair Cooke has always seemed very sensible to me He still does. [Read more...]

Lovely piece by Rod Dreher We worship a God of hope. [Read more...]

Lee Penn on the Big Clean Up Job (written before the Scandal broke). [Read more...]

Mike Dubruiel on Mychal Judge [Read more...]

Donut Nobis Blog4God is seeking wisdom in a holey matter. [Read more...]

Note to Catholics: Here’s How a Significant Portion of Bush’s Political Base (and, Who Knows, Perhaps Bush) is Reading Current Events I don’t buy this End Time Prognosticating myself, any more than I buy Jewish attempts to reconsecrate the Temple or Find the Perfect Red Heifer or whatever. However, lots of people *do* buy these [Read More...]

Tim Drake, Intrepid Reporter, has an interview with Bishop Weigand [Read more...]

Show me a culture that despises virginity …and I’ll show you a culture that hates kids. [Read more...]

“A safer, more dignified way to kill themselves” A *safer* way to kill yourself? Is that like a bright white shade of pitch black? An extremely noisy silence? A truly brilliant victim of brain death? A cram-packed total vacuum? Mass media: draining language of meaning while U wait. [Read more...]

Vampirism as Church Reform Now I’m seeing the suggestion that if we Americans are too screwed up to put forward good candidates for bishop, we should just demand that candidates from elsewhere be imported to the States by Rome. Um, why are we so special that we get to rob other countries of good bishops [Read More...]