Pretty much

In related news, Florida Man demands power to spy on you–forever.  Because the Surveillance State is only bad when Obama is running it. [Read more...]

The Shroud of Turin…

…not a painting, not a scorch, not a photograph. That’s cuz it’s the real thing. Challenge to Skeptics: If it’s medieval forgery made by and for primitive suckers then get with the program. We live in the 21st century. There’s nothing technological a medieval could do that we can’t do ten times better and faster. [Read More...]

If you read nothing else today, read Simcha Fisher’s brave piece

…on the day she bought a steak with food stamps. We need to stop talking as though the tiniest pleasures of the poor are acts of theft against our Righteous Selves. It’s miserly and cruel. [Read more...]

The Math Patronus

A creative idea for helping middle school kids face their math boggarts. The reader who sent this along writes: (Disclosure: Anna Maria D’Ippolito is my sister) This grade school math teacher’s grant proposal is one of twenty finalists. She’s bringing her own Harry Potter love to bear on her life’s work in teaching. Anyone visiting [Read More...]

Is the Pope Protestant?

No.  The Church is Christian. If the notion of the Catholic faith as a living relationship with Jesus Christ sounds un-Catholic to you, you’re doing it wrong.  The entire raison d’etre of the Church is to form disciples of Jesus Christ. [Read more...]

Sufjan Stevens Demonstrates that Music by Christians

…can be good art and not what is normally called “Christian music”. [Read more...]

Big Victory for Religious Liberty!

SCOTUS to Obama:  You can’t force religious groups to obey HHS abortion mandate. Excellent! [Read more...]

Monty Python and the Holy Grail Trailer: Game of Thronesified Version

This killed me. [Read more...]

John Kasich, a Refreshingly Catholic-Sounding Pol

“Explaining his decision to expand Medicaid coverage in Ohio pursuant to the Affordable Care Act, Kasich told reporters in 2013 that ‘when you die and get to the meeting with Saint Peter, he’s probably not going to ask you much about what you did about keeping government small. But he is going to ask you [Read More...]

You Can Never Have Too Many Chesterton Sites

Reader Maolsheachlann O Ceallaigh of Dublin writes to tell me about his new site: It’s called The Wit and Wisdom of G.K. Chesterton and it’s made up of articles I’ve been writing for a parish newsletter in Ireland. It starts out as an introduction to Chesterton, a broad outline to his life and thought, and now I [Read More...]