Now Hear This My blog will not be a place used by anybody for speculation about, hope for, murmuring about, or in any other way fanning the flames of some alleged “coming schism”. If you feel the need to poison the waters like that, do it somewhere else, not here. Schism is ecclesial euthanasia, as [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27061.html

Deal Hudson on the Bishops’ Stupid Pointless Meetiing with the Usual Suspects Dear Friend, This morning, the Boston Globe dropped a bombshell of a story…though they seem to have little idea just how major it is. The title was “Bishops seek out opinions, in private: conference focus is church future,” and began by explaining that [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27062.html

Bishops meet with Usual Suspects, Get Predictable Advice, Stroke Chins, Look Thoughtful, Go Home Yeah, whatever. You guys didn’t bother to invite George Weigel, who has more intelligent and practical ideas for reform in his little finger than fifty “Hey! I’m in management!” guys. The problem, bishops, is not a failure to abandon the tradition [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27064.html

Bishops meet with Usual Suspects, Get Predictable Advice, Stroke Chins, Look Thoughtful, Go Home Yeah, whatever. You guys didn’t bother to invite George Weigel, who has more intelligent and practical ideas for reform in his little finger than fifty “Hey! I’m in management!” guys. The problem, bishops, is not a failure to abandon the tradition [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27063.html

So that’s what I think! One assumption, skulking way in the background of Mark’s question and lots of the responses, is that same-sex attraction is a sort of genetic or otherwise uncontrollable but not defining little blip on the chart of a regular-type guy. And here I always thought I had no opinion whatever about [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27067.html

So that’s what I think! One assumption, skulking way in the background of Mark’s question and lots of the responses, is that same-sex attraction is a sort of genetic or otherwise uncontrollable but not defining little blip on the chart of a regular-type guy. And here I always thought I had no opinion whatever about [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27066.html

So that’s what I think! One assumption, skulking way in the background of Mark’s question and lots of the responses, is that same-sex attraction is a sort of genetic or otherwise uncontrollable but not defining little blip on the chart of a regular-type guy. And here I always thought I had no opinion whatever about [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27065.html

It turns out a super-advanced extraterrestrial race did not effortlessly cross trillions of miles of space to squash some wheat Amazingly, this was a hoax. At least… that’s the official story. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27069.html

It turns out a super-advanced extraterrestrial race did not effortlessly cross trillions of miles of space to squash some wheat Amazingly, this was a hoax. At least… that’s the official story. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27068.html

Tears of relief as prisoners of corporate America step blinking into the daylight and realize they are free at last, free at last! Thank God Almighty they’re free at last! Another crucial chapter in the American story of liberty is written. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27070.html

Something Different Devout atheist defends Catholic Church from reeeeeeeeeally stupid “X Men” storyline Scroll down past the Mystique stuff to “Readers may recall…” I didn’t know Jack Chick was drawing for Marvel Comics now. They’ve come a ways since “St. Francis: Brother of the Universe”. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27072.html

Something Different Devout atheist defends Catholic Church from reeeeeeeeeally stupid “X Men” storyline Scroll down past the Mystique stuff to “Readers may recall…” I didn’t know Jack Chick was drawing for Marvel Comics now. They’ve come a ways since “St. Francis: Brother of the Universe”. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27071.html

Show me a culture that despises virginity and I’ll show you a culture that hates children The results help explain for the first time why some women get pregnant while on birth control pills, and why the window for safe sex may not exist at all for many women — because there may always be [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27073.html

The president did not knowingly say anything that we knew to be false. … We wouldn’t put anything … knowingly in the speech that was false. – Condi Rice Great. Fine. I still agree with that. Despite the conclusion-leaping of some of my readers, I’m not calling Bush a liar. I am starting to think [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27074.html

From our “Educated Fool” files… And remember, it’s beauxeaux like this who say Bush is stupid. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27076.html

From our “Educated Fool” files… And remember, it’s beauxeaux like this who say Bush is stupid. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27075.html

It turns out Saddam’s son is a really nice guy! Who knew? Hey Chris! When you get your pile, could I have a ride in your Lear Jet? Which reminds me: I look forward to the day when the impoverished people of the United States get a small cut of the vast wealth of the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27079.html

It turns out Saddam’s son is a really nice guy! Who knew? Hey Chris! When you get your pile, could I have a ride in your Lear Jet? Which reminds me: I look forward to the day when the impoverished people of the United States get a small cut of the vast wealth of the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27078.html

It turns out Saddam’s son is a really nice guy! Who knew? Hey Chris! When you get your pile, could I have a ride in your Lear Jet? Which reminds me: I look forward to the day when the impoverished people of the United States get a small cut of the vast wealth of the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27077.html

More on ordaining faithful, obedient Catholics with SSA A reader writes: Once again, I want to thank you for posting thought provoking and edifying blogs each and every day. I have to say, that I’m a bit disappointed and sad at the contents of some of the discussion found in the comments box regarding SSA [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27082.html

More on ordaining faithful, obedient Catholics with SSA A reader writes: Once again, I want to thank you for posting thought provoking and edifying blogs each and every day. I have to say, that I’m a bit disappointed and sad at the contents of some of the discussion found in the comments box regarding SSA [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/07/27081.html


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