The Great Thing about the Party of Personal Responsibility…

…is that when its prophecies are shown to be dead wrong, it never has to take any. [Read more...]

Japanese John Denver Fans, Because Why Not?

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Question about Magisterial Failures

A reader writes: I was baptized but not raised in the Church and in my adult life am slowly and cautiously working my way back there. I love your blog and your books, and I was hoping you could bring your articulate, coherent, and intellectually honest style to bear on a problem I’ve run into. [Read More...]

Reckless Scientists in Communist China Treat Human Beings Like Commodities

Rush in and do gene modifications because their ideology regards humans as nothing more than unusually clever piece of meat to be subjected to the caprice of human will, pride and greed: The resulting embryos were a total mess. After applying CRISPR to 86 embryos, 54 of the surviving 71 embryos were genetically tested. Only [Read More...]

Heartbreaking and Beautiful

Eternal memory! [Read more...]

Elizabeth Stoker-Bruenig has a Smart Look at Pope Francis

She is a rare bird: a lefty who takes seriously not only Francis as a Catholic with a heart for the poor and the week, but an orthodox Catholic Christian who gets that the faith really is about the revelation of Jesus Christ crucified and risen, including all that mystical spiritual warfare with the devil [Read More...]

The Benefits of Belief

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

School to Student: You march right back home young lady…

…and put on something more revealing! Muslim student get the boot for wearing skirts that are too long. [Read more...]

Dawn Eden in L’Osservatore Romano

They have a review of My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints. Check thou it out: [Read more...]

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

on Real Life Radio! Today, we Sheas are on our Hidden Island Redoubt, so we are delving into the archive of chats with my Friday co-host, Steven Greydanus, about all manner of movie, culture, and theological stuff. You can listen in on line here. And all the shows are now available in podcast form here. [Read more...]