A reader asks A couple of years ago I found a list of approximately 200 -300 references made in the new testament to the old testament that were not found in a protestant bible. Have you any idea where I might find such a list? Nope. Anybody? [Read more...]


My Only Comment on the Bennett Gambling Thing C.S. Lewis once remarked that he didn’t offer advice to people about sins to which he himself was not tempted. I try to do the same thing. I’ve never felt the urge to gamble and I therefore don’t know what constitutes too much vs. just enough gambling. [Read More...]


The actual title of this article should be…. “Wayne Madsen Wants to Accuse Bush of Being Anti-Christ: Makes Vague Undocumented Claims That Pope Agrees with Him in Order to Have Hysterics” My comment: Give thou me, I prithee, a break, forsooth. [Read more...]


Un-Freakin’-believable “Psychics Speak at Our Lady’s Parish” Seances at a Catholic parish. It’s okay though, because the pastor is Fr. Walter Cuenin, who publicly dissents from the Church’s teaching and bravely demanded that Cdl. Law resign. Ezekiel’s words to bad shepherds come to mind. Lord, please discipline this lousy shepherd! [Read more...]


Now Every Coloradan Is Gonna Want to Do This [Read more...]


Rod Dreher on Bps Grahmann and Galante Our bishops continue to make us burst with pride. [Read more...]


By the way, I’m back! I’ll tell you more about NZ on Monday when I officially climb into the saddle again. Till then, I’m decompressing from crossing the Equator and the Dateline twice. [Read more...]


This Could be Fun for Victor Lams The following is from the Washington Post Style Invitational contest that asks readers to submit “instructions” for something (anything), but written in the style of a famous person. The winning entry was The Hokey Pokey (as written by W. Shakespeare). O proud left foot, that ventures quick within [Read More...]


BBC Includes Chesterton in their “Great Lives” Series A couple of nice quotes and a link to the broadcast itself are on the site. No word yet on whether Relapsed Catholic has charged them with being bad writers. [Read more...]


My Latest on Catholic Exchange [Read more...]


Toldja…. Sean Hannity is a tribal Catholic. He is ridiculously ignorant of his faith (not unlike Andrew Sullivan) but, like a true tribal Catholic, goes on clinging to the Church, even though he doesn’t know what it teaches and frequently (like Sullivan) either actively rejects Catholic teaching when it suits him or saying ridiculous things [Read More...]


Methinks He Doth Protest Too Much Hitchens indulges in Muggeridge bashing to follow up on his recent swipes at Evelyn Waugh. Hitchens is like salsa, really good on some things, terrible on others. When he’s writing on the war or some piece of sludge like Bill Clinton, his venomous rectitude in the face of immorality [Read More...]