“Mario Derksen holds Olson’s feet to the fire and pulls the rug out from under his excuses.” Mario “Mixed Metaphor” Derksen, Waterboy of the Lidless Eye Brigade, heaps condemnation on Carl Olsen for his failure to acknowledge that a) an ecumenical Council of the Church was in error and b) Mario Derksen is superior to [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28519.html

New Contest! This is why God gave us comments boxes. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28520.html

Struggling to hook up DSL… …must.find.right.cables. Back when I can make the damn thing work. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28521.html

More reasons to trust bureaucrats and bean counters with the power of life and death [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28522.html

Caritas Unitas et Veritas is on the air! “A place for ‘conservative’ and ‘traditional’ Catholics to discuss and debate issues, and maybe even find some common ground.” [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28523.html

Kevin Miller on Bush’s latest prolife appointments [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28524.html

The All in One Death Penalty Post Various responses to various remarks herein. Then, I think I will have said my piece. A reader sez: No one wants the state to kill “as many people as it can.” Actually, that is pretty much what people are arguing. Greg Krehbiel gives as his first rational for [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28525.html

Cardinal Keeler’s Act of Human Sacrifice Reaps Eternal Spiritual Rewards Serves Bauernfiend right for being accused. Just so long as a Cardinal doesn’t have to actually take any responsibility for anything. If an important cleric like Keeler can pass from abandoning his responsibility to victims to abandoning his responsibility to his priests without getting his [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28526.html

“It’s besides the point whether he’s guilty or not.” Poles imitate OJ jurors. Meanwhile, the parish priest where abuse took place blames the victim. However, in a hopeful sign, the bishop does the right thing and tells the pastor he’s a cretin. Judging from the clannish response of the parish, I wonder how much of [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28527.html

Am I the only one who thinks it’s rather suicidal… for Christians in a rapidly de-Christianizing and increasingly anti-Christian culture to urge Caesar to kill as many citizens as he can? It’s not my main reason for thinking the Pope is basically right to want to limit (not “abolish”) capital punishment. But I think it [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28528.html

USS Clueless struggles to figure out how to account for morality in an atheistic worldview As usual, the atheist fails, having to a) declare that Just War theory is outmoded (I would agree that it needs updating, but not scrapping) and b) smuggle in stuff that makes no sense apart from a universe presided over [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28529.html

A plea to James Akin from a fan A reader writes: Perhaps you can convince James to “re-activate” his blog. I’m sure he’s got plenty of disposable time since he’s not that busy anyway His sharp logic would’ve been really helpful these days… James! Your public beckons! [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/01/28530.html


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