The Party of Personal Responsibility’s Severed Corpus Callossum

Brain researchers have long marveled at the strange way in which those who have had the two halves of their brain severed can literally live in a body where the left hand does not know what the right hand is doing: Much the same thing seems to obtain with the Party of Person Responsibility as [Read More...]

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The Sign of Jonah and Asking Questions to Keep from Finding Things Out

The gospel yesterday was about Jesus refusing to give a sign: Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to him, “Teacher, we wish to see a sign from you.” But he answered them, “An evil and adulterous generation seeks for a sign; but no sign shall be given to it except the sign of the [Read More...]

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The Innocence Project Demonstrates Why the Death Penalty Needs to Die

It is amazing how many wrongful convictions there are out there in our prison population that now exceeds Stalin’s. If your approach to the death penalty is “Better the innocent should die than the guilty not be killed” you are not thinking as a Christian. I’m looking at you, SCOTUS. Here, by the way is [Read More...]

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Simcha and Me: Yakking about Babies and the Pro-Choice Urge to Atone

Today, Tom McDonald and I will continue yakking on Connecting the Dots at 5PM Eastern. [Read more...]

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Prayer Request

A reader writes: Between my small income and that of my wife, it seems we come up more and more short every month. Medical bills, childcare costs, and student debt are all big drains. For multiple reasons, neither I nor my wife have the luxury of staying home to cut costs. I would be happy [Read More...]

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Our Culture’s Sacred Stories

…are under discussion over at the Register. [Read more...]

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Fr. Robert Barron on Laudato Si and the Pope’s Recent Comments on Capitalism

Customary thoughtful common sense from Fr. Barron, punctuated across the blogosphere by outraged people asking absurd questions like “Why do we have to understand the context of the pope’s remarks?” I remember when Catholics understood that texts needed to be read in the context of the Tradition?  When did so many of us morph into fundamentalists? [Read more...]

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A reader asks about explaining mortal and venial sin to Evangelicals

He writes: I enjoyed reading your blog this morning and have a quick question regarding “sin is sin.”  Today I was shocked by what some of my conservative evangelical friends told me about what was said in church yesterday about the Supreme Court ruling on marriage.  They all expressed sadness, but a naïve lack of concern about [Read More...]

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Confessions of a Reformed Baby Saver

How Destiny Herndon De la Rosa went from a baby saver to an advocate for women–thus saving both. A fine and powerful piece. [Read more...]

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Prayer Requests

A reader writes: A few months ago my husband and I discovered that our son has been smoking pot. We’ve been working with counselors and specialists since then and thought that things were getting better and that he stopped using. Apparently we underestimated the great powers of deception that drug users have. Last night we [Read More...]

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