Congrats to Rich Leonardi and Dale Price! A reader (not Rich, who is too humble to point it out) tells me: St. Blog’s own frequent commenter Rich Leonardi had a fantastic letter in the Wall Street Journal today, ripping Al Hunt a new one over communion and abortion. I wish it were available online for [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2004/06/21828.html

Ramesh Ponnuru writes me: It might help clear up some of your readers’ confusion on the communion-abortion question if you said something like the following (assuming you agree with it): Voting behavior can indeed be sinful and require a person not to receive communion until penance is made. A voter must search his conscience to [Read More...]

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Disputations on Faithful Conservative Catholic[TM] attempts to justify abortion for rape and incest and fetal stem cell research in memory of Ronald Reagan torture Periodically I write about the “Minimum Daily Adult Requirement” approach to the Faith that many on the Left have. You know, “Unless the Church decrees *dogmatically* that women can’t be priests, [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2004/06/21830.html

In case you missed it… There is an interesting discussion going on in the comments boxes at this blog. It began with some high school sophomore remarks about the Pope’s “neo-medieval” ideas from an enthusiast for astrology. (Apparently he thinks the Pope too progressive since he gets some of his ideas from 13th century thinkers [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2004/06/21831.html

John Granger, Author of The Hidden Key to Harry Potter, live on Evangelical Radio today Tune in from 2-3 pm today PST, 4-5 CST, 5-6 EST. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2004/06/21832.html

Two fun movies Saw “Big Fish” the other night. I have a weakness for Tim Burton’s quirky visual imagination and for “Field of Dreams” type tales of father/son reconciliation (and yes, for all you junior Freud’s out there, this is rooted in autobiography, though not terribly sub-conscious). And I also love picaresque tales. This has [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2004/06/21833.html

Wanted: Reader Advice about Girl Scouts A reader writes: I’d appreciate hearing thoughts from the CAEI readership about their thoughts of belonging to the Girl Scouts these days. I understand that some Girl Scouts councils have relationships with Planned Parenthood. Turns out that a Girl Scouts CEO, Kathy Cloninger, made the following quote on NBC [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2004/06/21834.html

Rod Dreher’s True Confession No one will be allowed to leave this blog during the shocking final paragraph of this column. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2004/06/21835.html

“Look. The important thing is: she’s dead. *That’s* what we should be celebrating, not picking over how she died or why.” My translation of the Euthanasia booster’s typically creepy remarks. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2004/06/21836.html

Hooray for Laura Bush I’ve liked her from the start and now she again exhibits quiet class. [Read more...]

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