Just one of many reasons I love Victor Lams

“LITTLE BOY is a powerful and moving film about a little boy who is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his dad home from World War II alive.’ If ‘whatever it takes’ doesn’t involve the titular little boy freely giving up his human body in order to become a sentient atomic bomb (with a [Read More...]

Science and the Works of Mercy

There’s a new technique using silver nanoparticles to render water drinkable. It could save millions of lives. I love it when science is harnessed to the common good. This is every inch the command of Genesis to tend the garden. [Read more...]

What I Saw in Noo Yawk

April 17: Arrived Newark on Alaska Flight 8 at 4:25 PM bearing two extremely heavy bags and one light one.  Erin Raymond, a wonderful Army wife and mom (and human dynamo of organization) I met some years back when she invited me out to Leavenworth to speak there promises to meet me at the Newark airport [Read More...]

“Connecting the Dots” is coming up at 5 PM Eastern…

on Real Life Radio! Today I’ll be chatting with my Friday co-host, Steven Greydanus, who will bring his trademark insights into film, TV, and pop culture analysis from a Catholic perspective. Give us a call at 1-855-949-1380 to join in. You can also tweet us @realliferadio or text us at 518-REALJOY. You can listen in on [Read More...]

Hillary Clinton: Totally, totally trustworthy and stuff

Here’s what Lady Macbeth has been doing with her power and how she will serve the American people when elected President: In September 2005, Bill Clinton traveled to Kazakhstan and met his friend Frank Giustra (pronounced joo-strah), who wanted to buy uranium mines there. Clinton gave a press conference with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, in which [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for MN’s soul, for her sisters, for her surviving grandparents, and for everyone who knew and loved her, as well as everyone suffering from mental illness, especially those for whom MN advocated. Amen. Father, hear our prayer for MN, that she may see the light of your Face. Hear our [Read More...]

The Semi-Permeable Membranes of the Various Protestantisms

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

Profiles in Courage

“Armenian genocide is not an allegation, a personal opinion, or a point of view, but rather a widely documented fact supported by an overwhelming body of historical evidence. The facts are undeniable. An official policy that calls on diplomats to distort the historical facts is an untenable policy.” – Barack Obama, 2008 Barack Obama, April 24, [Read More...]

What Do I Say to Matt Walsh’s Declaration that Obama is Not a Christian?

A reader writes: So recently I got into an argument with some conservative Christians (Catholic and Protestant) about Matt Walsh’s claim (you can probably see where this is going) that Obama is not a Christian. I basically tried to argue two things: 1) As long as Obama professes belief in Jesus as God and Savior [Read More...]

ISIS and Taliban Declare Jihad Against Each Other

Go Teams! [Read more...]