Amen and amen [Read more...]

I’m reading Peter Kreeft’s Ecumenical Jihad Very fascinating read. And much more challenging after 9/11. One of my readers was very panicky about this book since he thought it provided damning evidence of Kreeft’s involvement in the New Age. Kreeft, you see, claims in chapter six to have had an out of body experience (OBE) [Read More...]

Catholicism Down Under is On the Air! [Read more...]

Why Very Earnest Christians Don’t Get Invited To Parties Very Earnest Scientists sometimes have these outbursts of unconscious hilarity too. I remember watching some TV show on human evolution with a Very Earnest Richard Leakey standing in front of gorgeous 20,000 year old cave painting in France, asking, “Why did they do this. What would [Read More...]

Not All Islam is Radical Islam [Read more...]

Amy asks a question Asking “Why?” of grave evil is always going to get you an unsatisfactory answer because evil is fundamentally absurd. That’s why Paul calls it a mystery. I think Law et al have been trying to give “reasons” for their actions over the months (“Because the lawyers told me to do it. [Read More...]

Dennis Kucinich does his Saruman impression Another whore for power. Remember when Albert, Prince of Dorkness, Bill Clinton, and Jesse Jackson were all prolife? Every conversion to a prolife position is principled. Every conversion to pro-abortion ideology is a naked grab for power. [Read more...]

Envoy has joined St. Blog’s Pat Madrid offers this sunny assessment: Some of what’s out there on the Catholic blogs I’ve visited in recent months is pretty good. Some of it is great. But a sizeable amount of what I’ve seen so far is, frankly, pretentious spewage. Sorry to be so blunt, but that’s what [Read More...]

Unlike NPR This blog receives no government funding. It also receives no commercial funding. It’s largely a labor of love. However, in addition to love, I also enjoy food, shelter, electricity, and running water. So do my adorable Dickensesque children and my sweet kindly Christian wife (who would gladly prepare a hot meal for you [Read More...]

Elections and your Election Summa Contra Mundum observes: “Remember, we are one senator and one Supreme Court justice away from being able to legislate for the protection of children in the womb. This election is crucial.” As I mentioned yesterday, I think we Catholic laypeople have the bishops we deserve, by and large. Their torpor [Read More...]

Pope says Jews are descendants of apes and pigs Leading cardinals and bishops agree that Jews are “some loathsome vermin fit only for extermination”. Billy Graham weighs in, declaring that Jews routinely drink the blood of Christians. Meanwhile, TBN eagerly ballyhoos its upcoming dramatization of the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion. A spokesman [Read More...]

Meanwhile, in the South, missionaries are reaching out to Democrats Knock, knock. “Yes?” “Howdy, ma’am. My name is Bubba Jo Suggs and I’m running for Congress in this district.” “Oh really? Which party?” “Oh. Um. The [cough] party.” “I’m sorry. Which party?” “The De [mumble] Party.” “What?” “Look! It’s the Democratic Party. Okay? Happy now? [Read More...]