Obscene The Voice of Palestine radio praised the quintuple murder as a “heroic” operation against “five settlers”. It’s not a secret I think Israel should have gotten out of the West Bank and Gaza a long time ago, as they said they would. It’s not a secret that I think Israel has treated Palestinians like [Read More...]


My Atlanta gig this week May 13 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall of Cathedral of Christ the King, 2699 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, GA. Topic: Behold Your Mother: An Evangelical Discovers the Blessed Virgin Mary. Sponsored by the Consecrated to Mary Group from St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Smyrna, GA. For more info, [Read More...]


Some of my readers may remember… …when the sins of the priests and bishops of the American Church were thought to be a phenomenon of the Catholic hierarchy alone and not a reflection of something gravely wrong in American culture. Indeed, there was a happy time when many were assuring us that the very thing [Read More...]


Weird I got a letter from Sargent Shriver (!) saying he liked this article (which ran recently in the National Catholic Register). Add this to my handshake with Jimmy Carter in 1976, my conversation with Sam Phillips in the late 80s, my once seeing JP Patches in the car next to me on the freeway, [Read More...]


Here’s an email from an offended reader: Catholic = Republican Is the title of my e-mail now the official policy of your blog? (which I read with pleasure and disgust, equally mixed) From here, and from reading the Bush-boosting media, the Republicans look like the party o’ death in today’s world. Bush has killed thousands. [Read More...]


Simul Iustus et Peccator Yesterday, I got in big trouble with a reader for not posting pictures of Americans doing nice things for Iraqi kids. I herewith amend my oversight. Go here, here, here, and here. At the same time, look how much I had to wade through to find these links. Maybe my search [Read More...]


The Press? Cliched? Results 1 – 10 of about 19,600 for Vatican crackdown [Read more...]


Queen Attacks Bishop Bishop Attacks Pawns Knights Attack Bishop Queen Attacks Knights [Read more...]


Okay, you guys have convinced me Somehow, some way I’m gonna grab some of the best of the best material from the “What I love about being Catholic” thread down below and turn it into an article (with attributions to you various madcap comic geniuses). That’s the funniest thing I’ve read in ages. Thanks for [Read More...]


Prayer requests A good friend has written to say that a young relative of his, a girl named Kathleen, has suffered brain death. Also, another friend calls to say that her sister who has been being treated for glaucoma suddenly went blind in one eye and is in danger of going totally blind. She is [Read More...]