Pleeeeeeze Can We Torture? Everybody Else is Doing it! A member of the chattering class does his bit to snip away at another little piece of our souls. Of course, that’s okay, cuz we’re the Good Guys. Everything we do is made okay by the fact that we do it, cuz we’re Good Guys, so [Read More...]

Bin Laden is Dead, Dead, Dead [Read more...]

I’m Honored, but Please Handle it Yourself Not infrequently, I’ll get something like this in my email box: This editorial recently appeared in the Dallas diocesan newspaper, the Texas Catholic. The editor of the paper is a noted liberal who’s been spending most of his time defending the bishop of Dallas, a bishop whose ineptitude [Read More...]

I love I’ve been meaning to plug this site more. Clean humor that is genuinely witty and generally offbeat. Check out StrongBad’s emails. Also the various “Teen Girl Squad” episodes are quirky fun. [Read more...]

Happy Warrior for the Faith Fr. John Sistare is on the air [Read more...]

Human History Summarized Step 1: What could it hurt? Step 2: How were we supposed to know? [Read more...]

What’s the difference between a NY Times reporter and American bishops? It takes the Times reporter much longer to acknowledge the obvious. [Read more...]

Catholics resolve to respond by arguing about standing after communion I strongly suspect that much of the Catholic urge to nitpick about liturgy is that it is so much easier to do this than to face the cataclysmic problems the human race is creating for itself. [Read more...]

Slowly the Bowel Movement Proceeds [Read more...]

Uh Huh Lawyers take 1/3 of $85 million Boston settlement… seems rather a excessive slice of the pie to me, but my commenters make reasonable arguments to the contrary. [Read more...]

There are awesome priests out there! The author is no relation. By the way, if you know an awesome priest, write me and tell me about him and I’ll blog it. The gospel is still the Good News. [Read more...]

A reader writes: I really enjoy reading your website! It’s a great resource for me, and I sincerely appreciate that your voice is out there on the web for all of us “conservative” Catholics. I read the Washington Times articles about Christian schools and their growing popularity, and thought they (the articles) were pretty good. [Read More...]

Signs of Hope and Life in the Black Community Common and Lauryn Hill are having distinctly countercultural thoughts about abortion. Thanks be to God. May God hasten the day when the Black community is freed from the shackles of pro-choice liberalism and the quiet self-imposed genocide that Planned Parenthood has managed to sell there. [Read more...]

NPR on Celibacy and the Priest Shortage Interview with Phil Cerrato, married priest and psychotherapist Dean Hoge, Professor of Sociology at The Catholic University of America Russell Shaw, freelance writer and journalist, former press secretary for U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Haven’t listened to this, so caveat emptor. You may wind up stupider after listening [Read More...]

Greg Popcak Adds his Thoughts to… the forgiveness thread I started yesterday Some have noted (rightly) that personal forgiveness has nothing to do with the state’s execution of justice. True. However, personal forgiveness has a great deal to do with the mindset of those who frequently argue with great zeal and even relish for the [Read More...]

Apparently “Purpose-Driven” is the Latest Buzzword in Evangelicalism LarkNews picks up the torch from the Wittenburg Door. [Read more...]

DMN has a lovely editorial on JPII Refreshing! [Read more...]

Betwixt and Between Down below, there is a discussion going on between a zealous supporter of Israel who (it seems to me) takes some positions which are far too cock-sure about the allegedly eternal nature of the founding of the state of Israel and a supercessionist Lutheran guy who takes some positions which are far [Read More...]

Minute Particulars is Droll and, As Usual, Right [Read more...]

More Subversion of the True Gospel of Capital Punishment The missionary’s widow Gladys Staines continues to live in India and has publicly forgiven her husband’s killers, saying Christianity teaches against bitterness. According to experts on the Exact Limits of Mercy who have written me and the comments boxes with their expertise, this woman is waaaaaay [Read More...]

The Assyrian Church Benefits from the New Freedom for Islam in Iraq [Read more...]