Shocking Proof That the Pope is *Not* Infallible

Checkmate, Ultramontanists! [Read more...]

Attention Fans of Logos Software and By What Authority?!

By What Authority? has been posted on Verbum. It’s in a bundle titled, “Ignatius Press Theology and Discipleship Collection”: [Read more...]

Catholics Rally Around Abp. Cordileone

A couple of weeks ago, a bunch of rich people in San Francisco sent the Abp. a letter telling him to shut up, get in line, and not try any of the Catholic moral teaching crap here. The press covered it with the usual “Plucky Rebel Alliance bravely faces Evil Empire” narrative–as though occupying the [Read More...]

Here they come, walkin’ down the street…

They get the funniest looks from Everyone they meet! Hey! Hey! They’re the Monks! People say they’re monking around! But they’re too busy singing to put anybody down! They’re just tryin’ to be friendly! Come and watch them sing and pray! They’re the next generation! And they’ve got something to say! [Read more...]

A Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

A reader writes: It has just come to my attention that Courtney Lenaberg doesn’t have a headstone yet as her family can’t afford one. I know you get a lot of donation requests for posting, but if you could, I’d be most appreciative. Burying the dead is one of the corporal works of mercy. This [Read More...]

Radically Catholic in the Age of Francis: An Anthology of Visions for the Future

…is a terrific anthology of essays by some very fine Catholic thinkers on how to engage our culture with the *whole* gospel. If you are looking for some excellent and edifying thinking, go here: [Read more...]

Clearing up the Confusion

Over at OSV, Yr. Obdt’ Svt. pens the first of a three part serious that looks to translate Catholicese into contemporary Americanese. [Read more...]

For 17 Years, a Radio Telescope in Australia Has Been Receiving Mysterious Signals

…prompting profound reflection on our place in the universe and the immemorial question, “Are We Alone in the Cosmos?” Turns out the signal was caused by the microwave oven. [Read more...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Good day to you and yours! May I trouble you and your readers for a prayer request? My friend’s sibling has left without warning, leaving behind a young son. There was no indication of any problem and the family is distraught. Prayers are much needed and appreciated Father, hear our prayer for [Read More...]

How my Dad Beat Hitler

On this day in 1945, my Dad got on an airplane in England and made the hop across the Channel, over France, and into Germany. He had spent a couple of years in England as one of the gazillion troops involved in support for D-Day. When that came, he had stayed awake three day straight, [Read More...]