Kairos’ interesting prescription for the Situation [Read more...]


Boy! Those Saudis look better and better every day. A fetching combination of the worst in First and Third World cultures. [Read more...]


Victims of Stockholm Syndrome Don’t Merely Identify with their Kidnappers they also fight against their rescuers. And funniest of all, they think they are being “open-minded”. VOTF: Voice of the Fuddled [Read more...]


I’m not from a Reformed background And so many things that seem immensely compelling to Reformed people as arguments for or against the Catholic faith simply have no impact on me or else strike me as gigantically inconsequential. Perhaps pre-eminent among these arguments is the issue which a certain species of Protestant seems to think [Read More...]


Some advice for the liturgical musician in your life [Read more...]


Cheeky Brits [Read more...]


A good piece on the Narcotic of Secrecy [Read more...]


A jolting surprise for Fortress Catholics Over at HMS Blog I’m holding forth on the weirdness of monotheists claiming that Muslims or whoever worship “another god” when the reality is, there is no other God. There’s just the One God. He’s it. He’s all. We can have wrong or incomplete ideas about him as Muslims [Read More...]


The historic pattern One of the periodic patterns of the Church is that decapitation tends to bring out lay gifts. In the early Church, decapitation tended to be furnished by the pagan authorities, who knew perfectly well that the Faith is inherently hierarchical and so tended to go after bishops and priests. Then, lay people [Read More...]


Thanks for the cc’s, but no thanks People are cc’ing me on their correspondence to bishops, priests, whoever. I appreciate the thought, but your correspondence is none of my business and I have lots of correspondence of my own to read. Please leave me off the cc list. Thanks! [Read more...]


New Blog! [Read more...]


Catholics Continue to Lead the Way in Good Works and Social Justice HMS Blog has launched a new initiative for the public welfare: St. Blog’s Institute for the Criminally Insane. For news on this and the results of Pete Vere’s psychological surgery, go there. [Read more...]