Here I was, having a pleasant chat with Haloscan when suddenly… …her face twisted into a violent grimace, she screamed “Bad trip!”, projectile vomited, and passed out cold. Think nothing of it. Happens all the time. We’ll have her up and around in no time. Doesn’t everyone do this? [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26379.html

Priests urge optional celibacy I’m in the “Fine by me” crowd. It’s a mutable discipline of the Church and, if we can expand the pool of candidates to more guys I don’t have a problem with it. There will be downsides though. Clerical marital breakups will be bloody affairs. Clerical families will suffer since Catholics [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26381.html

Priests urge optional celibacy I’m in the “Fine by me” crowd. It’s a mutable discipline of the Church and, if we can expand the pool of candidates to more guys I don’t have a problem with it. There will be downsides though. Clerical marital breakups will be bloody affairs. Clerical families will suffer since Catholics [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26380.html

On Deck: Polygamy Once the battle for gay marriage winds down, polygamy is up to bat. After that, “What’s so bad about sex with minors/my dog/dead people/name your poison?” As the envelope gets pushed further and further, *any* attempt to place any limits at all on polymorphous perversity constitutes a threat to the whole franchise. [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26383.html

On Deck: Polygamy Once the battle for gay marriage winds down, polygamy is up to bat. After that, “What’s so bad about sex with minors/my dog/dead people/name your poison?” As the envelope gets pushed further and further, *any* attempt to place any limits at all on polymorphous perversity constitutes a threat to the whole franchise. [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26382.html

More jot and tittle worship from Tradition Inaction “Because people are unequal in status, situation, and talent, the necessity of justice demands unequal treatment.” Thus, “Father William Walters should be addressed as Father Walters or as Father, not as Father Bill, and certainly not as Bill. In the really old times, to which I would [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26385.html

More jot and tittle worship from Tradition Inaction “Because people are unequal in status, situation, and talent, the necessity of justice demands unequal treatment.” Thus, “Father William Walters should be addressed as Father Walters or as Father, not as Father Bill, and certainly not as Bill. In the really old times, to which I would [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26384.html

Chuck Colson: Cockeyed Optimist I’m not a pessimist, but I think a realistic appraisal of the situation requires us to recognize that the cards are stacked against us here. God can still work miracles of course. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26387.html

Chuck Colson: Cockeyed Optimist I’m not a pessimist, but I think a realistic appraisal of the situation requires us to recognize that the cards are stacked against us here. God can still work miracles of course. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26386.html

Daniel Ramirez, Catholic, Democratic, Hispanic, pro-life candidate for California Gov [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26389.html

Daniel Ramirez, Catholic, Democratic, Hispanic, pro-life candidate for California Gov [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26388.html

Various replies to Kristoff to the tune of “Don’t be such a boor and idiot” [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26390.html

We wouldn’t even be debating this if we lived under a monarchy with a righteous king like Charles of England, Defender of the Faith [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26391.html

Episcopal Spine Alert! Twice in one day! [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26393.html

Episcopal Spine Alert! Twice in one day! [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26392.html

Canada: Our Soft Totalitarian Neighbor to the North Iron fist, meet Velvet Glove. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26394.html

The Warm and Fuzzy Side of Idi Amin [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26395.html

Portrait of an Islamic Apostate Good that he’s left Islam. Bad that he’s going nowhere. I hope his work helps to break the grip of this crushing manmade religion. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26396.html

Remember when Dan Quayle got all that ridicule about his spelling from professional journalists with spell checkers on their computers? Behold: He’s not a former astronaut, not a professional golfer nor insurance salesman or weatherman on CNN, and he’s not Dan Quail. The above is cut and pasted from story as it presently stands. If [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26398.html

Remember when Dan Quayle got all that ridicule about his spelling from professional journalists with spell checkers on their computers? Behold: He’s not a former astronaut, not a professional golfer nor insurance salesman or weatherman on CNN, and he’s not Dan Quail. The above is cut and pasted from story as it presently stands. If [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26397.html

Our friends the Saudis [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/08/26400.html


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