Rod Dreher Profiles Moloch Worshippers at Prayer Why the Religious Left scarcely enters into the equation for me anymore (except for those few hardy souls who actually have the guts to repudiate the sacrament of abortion). God grant me grace to not hold them in contempt. [Read more...]

Feminists (aka Upper Middle Class Suburban Whiners) Have no Interest in Islamic Oppression of Women What did you expect? These people are not serious. They are doing this as a hobby to give shape to their empty suburban lives, not out of love for others. Real feminism would cost something and they never meant it [Read More...]

A cloud no bigger than a man’s hand From the “I hate being right all the time” department I offer you this article. Some months back in this space I predicted that a culture which is as obsessed with sexual license as ours has no place but one to go in the matter of sexual [Read More...]

Peg Noonan on the Democrats’ Worship of Moloch It would be a fitting thing if Democrat fealty to the sacrament of abortion finally destroyed the party. But let the Stupid Party beware if the Evil Party is destroyed. Then you’ll *really* have no excuse for your inaction and torpor. [Read more...]

Jo and I move closer to seeing eye to eye .It sounds to me like she’s getting rather close to some of the insights that inform JPII’s Theology of the Body. Namely, that the sexual act is a kind of language whereby we say, “I give all of myself to you.” Ripped away from the [Read More...]

Hitchens Addresses Seattle Ninnies Once again, to understand how much trouble the Left is in, you have to realize that this was written for The Stranger, a paper whose audience regards Kurt Cobain as a Poet and the Spiritual Light of his Generation. [Read more...]

A reader writes: My husband and I are both, like you, ambivalent about the prospect of war with Iraq. In our greying 50′s, we both have pretty good antiwar creds. Plus, one half of us (I) am trying hard to be a good Roman Catholic (He’s trying hard to be a good Russian Orthodox) — [Read More...]

Is Protestantism just a negation of Catholicism? Protestant*ism*? Yes. But Protestants? No. Not usually. Protestant*ism* insofar as it is protesting is, indeed, a negation of some aspect(s) of Catholic Faith. Drop that negation and there’s no reason not to be Catholic. But, of course, Protestantism also borrows a great deal from Catholic faith and, insofar [Read More...]

A reader asks: I am asking your opinion on a point I use to defend the Immaculate Conception. It is common for Protestants to appeal to Rom 3:23– “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God”. Therefore, they say, Mary has sinned too and come short of the glory of God. [Read More...]

Don’t Really See What Good it will do but… Ad campaign IDs Catholic lawmakers who support abortion Is there anybody who *doesn’t* know these guys are enthusiastic pro-aborts? [Read more...]

Chattering Classes Continue to Pretend to Care about Anti-Semitism Artsy fart types continue bravely kick the corpse of Pius XII (who saved 80,000 Jews and was lionized by Jews after WWII) while completely ignoring (or sympathizing with) Radical Islamic Jew-hatred today. [Read more...]

French Surrender to Radical Islam Early Look on the bright side, Euroweenies may stop blaspheming Jesus Christ in order to stop offending Muslims. [Read more...]