The 36th Annual American Chesterton Society Conference

is coming to Colorado Springs, Colorado July 27 – 29 on the campus of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Speakers include (among others) Joseph Pearce, Fr. James Schall, David Mills (former editor of First Things), Christopher Check (President of Catholic Answers), author Regina Doman, Dale Ahlquist and Yr. Obdt. Svt. There’s still room so sign [Read More…]

It turns out death panels were only bad…

…long as Republicans didn’t get to chair them: Republican Congressman: People with disabilities are a drain on society The term is lebensunwertes leben, Congressman. [Read more…]

What the Prolife Movement Now Stands for

Remember all that stuff about death panels from allegedly prolife people who allegedly care about the disabled? This disabled person just went to Mitch McConnell’s office to beg not to be killed by the GOP. She was told to drop dead and arrested–arrested!–for pleading for her life: This is the seminal image of our battle. [Read More…]

How Prolife Can You Get?

Protestors in wheelchairs are being removed from Mitch McConnell's office. #HealthcareBill — Holly O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) June 22, 2017 [Read more…]

Please help my friends Jeremy and Angela Lott

Angela is pregnant with their little girl Cecilia, who suffers from a rare and fatal condition called exencephaly, in which her brain has no skull protecting it. The costs of medical care are astronomical ($20K). Due to the brutalities of our medical system, they have to foot this bill while enduring emotional anguish as well. [Read More…]

If you are a fan of Chant

ChantCD has you covered. [Read more…]

Fruitful Discipleship by Sherry Weddell is here

Fruitful Discipleship: Living the Mission of Jesus in the Church and the World has landed at Our Sunday Visitor. Shipping begins today! By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be my disciples.” — John 15:8 How does God’s grace change our individual lives, families, neighborhoods, parish communities, [Read More…]

Trevor Noah on the Silence of the NRA re: the Cold-Blooded Murder of Philando Castile

Go to 4:08 mark. In case it is still unclear, the NRA is silent because the NRA exists to profit from an arms industry that flourishes by telling white people that darkskins like Trayvon Martin are coming to kill them and they have to be armed to the teeth at all times in order to [Read More…]

On the heels of my conversation with the Good Catholic Libertarian…

…who wants diabetics to die as punishment for their sins of sloth and gluttony, the Trump Administration makes clear that this will be Administration policy too. It needs to be clearly understood that the American Taliban Christians in the ranks of Trump defenders will support the denial of health care to every person whose illness [Read More…]

Gonna do an interesting interview today

…with Jon Sweeney, the author of The Saint vs. the Scholar, about the fight between Bernard of Clairvaux and Peter Abelard, on Connecting the Dots.  I’ll post it when it’s ready to go! [Read more…]