Good Morning! It’s Day 5 of the Quarterly Catholic and Enjoying It! Pledge Week You’ve grown accustomed to my blog It always makes your day begin You’ve grown accustomed to the links the comments and hijinx My smiles, my frowns My ups, my downs Are second nature to you now Like breathing out and breathing [Read More...]

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Good Morning! It’s Day 5 of the Quarterly Catholic and Enjoying It! Pledge Week You’ve grown accustomed to my blog It always makes your day begin You’ve grown accustomed to the links the comments and hijinx My smiles, my frowns My ups, my downs Are second nature to you now Like breathing out and breathing [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27374.html

John Granger to argue Pro-Harry vs. Some Anti-Harry Talking Head Today, Friday, June 27 on Jeff Cavins “Morning Air” show between 7 and 9 AM Central Time. You can listen on-line here . [Read more...]

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John Granger to argue Pro-Harry vs. Some Anti-Harry Talking Head Today, Friday, June 27 on Jeff Cavins “Morning Air” show between 7 and 9 AM Central Time. You can listen on-line here . [Read more...]

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A reader sez, in light of today’s mischievous bit of “Hey! What could it hurt?” from the SCOTUS: “We absolutely have to unite now around a Federal marriage amendment. If we don’t pass it now, we never will.” Very true. Like I say, if we act soon, then analysis of the Court’s actions has the [Read More...]

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A reader sez, in light of today’s mischievous bit of “Hey! What could it hurt?” from the SCOTUS: “We absolutely have to unite now around a Federal marriage amendment. If we don’t pass it now, we never will.” Very true. Like I say, if we act soon, then analysis of the Court’s actions has the [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2003/06/27379.html

Here, for your reading pleasure, is a bit of Scalia’s Dissent Today‚Äôs opinion is the product of a Court, which is the product of a law-profession culture, that has largely signed on to the so-called homosexual agenda, by which I mean the agenda promoted by some homosexual activists directed at eliminating the moral opprobrium that [Read More...]

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Doubtless Some People Will Think it Ridiculous to Say that the SCOTUS Just Declared Our Pervert Priests Out of Bounds for Prosecution That’s only because they have not thought about the philosophy that underpins the decision. If every consenting act is ipso facto beyond the reach of the law, then it is only a quaint [Read More...]

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Speaking of which… I couldn’t decide whether to title this blog “Supreme Court Anoints Sen. Santorum a Prophet”, “John Geoghan Expresses Gratitude to SCOTUS, Requests Immediate Release” or simply “It’s the Culture, Stupid”. Anyhow, I think my reader is simply right when he says: Anybody pointed out yet how completely today’s Supreme Court decision vindicates [Read More...]

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There’s been much buzz about Conquest’s 3 Laws Lately… …and of Derbyshire’s Corollary: Any organization that admits frank and open homosexuals into its higher levels will sooner or later abandon its original purpose and give itself over to propagating and celebrating the homosexualist ethos, and to excluding heterosexuals and denigrating heterosexuality. I think this is [Read More...]

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As I say, laity ain’t powerless A respectful stating of the case from concerned Catholics in Dallas. For more info on their organization, go here. [Read more...]

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More on Small Groups for the Self-Educationally Minded A reader writes: What you are doing (see here and here) is done by several movements in the Church already. These include Marriage Encounter, Couples for Christ and Teams of Our Lady. I’m from the West Indies and belong to the last “movement”. If lay people in [Read More...]

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Me vs. We (or is that “Me and We”?) A reader writes: I remember that you once said you liked it when folks wrote your blog for you. Perhaps you’d be willing to share your soapbox with me for a bit. Y’see, I’ve got this burning issue. But the doctor prescribed some antibiotics and it’s [Read More...]

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If Only We Could Figure Out What the Pope is Thinking With Regard to our Bishops! It turns out that he’s writing a book on the subject. So we’ll soon know. By the way, allow me to state for, oh, the thousandth time, I suppose, that when I give my opinion about what the Pope [Read More...]

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Judicial Watch Wakes Out of Year Long Rip Van Winkle-like Slumber and Notices Something…. “Hey! Leon Panetta and Robert Bennett are on the National Review Board!” Excellent work, Sherlock! Your powers of observation are undiminished! [Read more...]

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“The Passion is high art. It is the greatest movie about Jesus ever made.” So says Barbara Nicolosi, whose critical judgment in such matters is not to be sneezed at. I’m definitely gonna go see this now. [Read more...]

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Of course, on the other hand, we keep hitting paydirt and then this happens [Read more...]

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Looks like paydirt to me [Read more...]

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Coincidence or Smear Campaign? Phil Lawler of Catholic World Report sends this along: The new issue of Inside the Vatican carries a letter which has been described to me (I haven’t seen it yet) as an “anti-papal rant, Lefebvrite in tone.” It’s signed by Michael Rose. This letter was NOT written by the Michael Rose [Read More...]

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Mark, I’m so sick of you harping about the culture! Kate Kendall, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights stated that the decision marked “a cultural change as much as a legal change.” So sue me. [Read more...]

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Good Morning! It’s Day 4 of the Quarterly Catholic and Enjoying It! Pledge Week Yesterday, you got to tell me I’m all wet about our morally deranged culture, hear me argue back, watch conservatives argue about Church social teaching, see the coolest ad you will see all year, ponder the balance between Fortress Catholicism that [Read More...]

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