The DMN has begun its series chronicling the adventures of various priests and Church officials… running a sort of worldwide ratline to get perverts from hot water point A to unsuspecting point B. They’ll be running this multi-part series for the next several days. The stories themselves are much like the other stories we’ve heard: [Read More...]

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A dear friend writes: I’ve been glancing at material on your blog and on the whole, I realize that I have a moral obligation to try eventually (certainly before November) to sort out this torture thing. I do have some basic epistemological issues – first of all, the sources of some of this information are [Read More...]

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If only Anglican clergy could marry! Oh. Wait. [Read more...]

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It’s okay though. He’s just a Christian. And besides, he’s a priest, so he probably had it coming A priest sentenced to 15 years in prison for speaking out about anti-Christian persecution received a sentence reduction for “good conduct,” but some observers fear he is being drugged. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2004/06/21637.html

A reader asks I wonder if you have an answer to a question I have regarding the Catholic faith: What am I to think about the Ascension and the Assumption? The difficulty I have with these dogmas is the idea that a physical body is “in heaven” which is, as I understand it, not a [Read More...]

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Vatican to Hold Symposium on Evolution Sounds interesting to me. [Read more...]

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Bishops Leave it up to Local Ordinaries on Abortion and Communion Pretty much what I expected. No national policy. Leave it up to the local ordinary. So Burke can say, “No” and Mahony “Yes” to Kerry. Mostly, what this means is a sort of generic reaffirmation of “If you are in grave sin, don’t come [Read More...]

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New Blog from one of my Favorite Commenters Check it out! [Read more...]

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I think of my friend Andrew He’s not an “agonizing choice“. He’s a sweet kid with Down’s Syndrome in a family that loves him and who he loves back. He can read, ski, and make jokes. He’s affectionate, he likes to play, and he receives the body and blood of Jesus Christ in preparation for [Read More...]

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DC Area Christians, Mark Your Calendars Word is, Fr. Pope is a good egg. [Read more...]

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