Blessed are the Peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God Of course, Jesus was just kidding when he said that. He was full of impractical ideas: loving your enemies, forgiving 70 X 7, and calling Zealots to lay down their lives rather than take up arms against the Roman occupation. If he [Read More...]

This article… reminds me of a conversation I had with a friend, a conservative Catholic scholar of 20th Century Eastern Europe who teaches at the UW. Days after 9/11 he said (I paraphrase), “Well, you gotta remember that when WWI broke out it was, after all, the Austro-Hungarians and German who had the big beef [Read More...]

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Good News More evidence to suggest bin Laden is long dead. [Read more...]

Pat Buchanan on Luke 14:28-32 For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation, and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, saying, ‘This man began [Read More...]

Well, actually, we really do have terrorists to fear, Georgie Anne And this was a rather inauspicious day to claim otherwise. I appreciate some of the points she makes. Most disturbing is this: “In the latest Washington Post poll this week, 69 percent of Americans — roughly seven in 10 — said they thought it [Read More...]

Cool Science News They were right about the “music of the spheres” after all. Oh, and some bad news for Bob Sungenis as the sinister scientific conspiracy to assert a rotating earth continues to gain a foothold in our culture, leading directly to Einsteinism and thence, by inexorable logic, to homosexual priests raping kids. [Read more...]

Some Families of 9/11 Victims Want to De-Politicize Ground Zero You may as well say you want Jerusalem to simply be a religious site. [Read more...]

Episcopal Spine Alert [Read more...]

The great thing about being a Kennedy is that you get headlines like this… …instead of “Mother-in-law practices nepotism without fear of media criticism”. [Read more...]

Atheists Continue to Make Themselves Popular with Hurting People “Hey! Cheer up! Your loved ones may be dead, but we’ve got this really neat platform from which to insult their memory by an irrelevant complaint about religion. Not that this has anything to do with separation of Church and state. It’s just that we like [Read More...]

Yalies Pulling the Nose of the Abortion Lobby [Read more...]

Bp. McCormack Continues His Quest for the Worst Still-Serving Bishop Award Adds “Attempt at Ass-Saving Act of Human Sacrifice” to his many accomplishments as a Shepherd of the Flock. [Read more...]

Major Episcopal Spine Alert Canadian bishops hold media event opposing Same Sex Marriage Bishops’ statement here Stories here, here, here, and here. [Read more...]

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The Perfect Candidate Schwarzenegger as the future of the Republican Party. Think of them as Democrats with a head for business. [Read more...]

Solution: Decriminalize Murder and Organize State-Sponsored Support Groups for Those Burdened By Guilt about This Irrational Taboo Against Offing Your Loved Ones Team S.N.U.F.F: “We’re Victims Too!” [Read more...]

Yet another Participant at The Meeting blogs her thoughts [Read more...]

Disputations has a proposal [Read more...]

If Greg Popcak is right, then one thing that might help is sustained loud noise A CALL TO ACTION EVENT AT A DETROIT CATHOLIC COLLEGE. A Call to Action event: Sept. 13 – Women of Conscience: What Does Healthy Dissent in the Church Look Like? National Coalition of American Nuns daylong conference. Anita Caspary, Agnes [Read More...]

The Passion Looks Okay to Some Cardinal People will undoubtedly take this to mean “Rome defines dogma that Gibson’s film is inspired. Orders all Catholics to see it. Endorses Hutton Gibson’s Conspiracy Theories. Calls for pogrom against International Jewry”. What it really means is “The Passion Looks Okay to Some Cardinal” [Read more...]