Children’s Crusade for Priests Seems like a practical thing to do. [Read more...]

Justin Katz on By What Authority? … which you can [shameless plug mode on] purchase here[shameless plug mode off]. [Read more...]

My heart swells with pride for the bishop of Phoenix A reader writes: My wife grew up in the Phoenix Diocese, and I lived there for some time, too; it has been a Catholic wasteland for years. While not as widely known and notorious as a Law, Weakland, or Mahoney, O’Brien is an ecclesiastical poster [Read More...]

The message was plain: Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction made war unavoidable. So where are they? Yes. The question does continue to nag. [Read more...]

Order in the Bronze Age Fanatic Court! Islamofascist barbarians dispense “justice” from the Pleistocene. [Read more...]

A reader writes: As soon as I heard that the US was withdrawing from Saudi Arabia, I immediately wrote a friend to say that this was the real reason for the war. (Osama bin Laden bombed us because there were US troops in Saudi Arabia. Not wanting another attack, the White House wanted to get [Read More...]

Heh! By the way, got a piece on blogging in this month’s issue of Crisis. I’ll put a copy of it on my website when I get a minute. [Read more...]

Honest! I did not write Sullivan and ask him to give this title to his article It remains a good question though, and one that few war supporters besides Josh Claybourn seem to want to press very hard. [Read more...]

Comments appear to be working again [Read more...]

As I say, laity ain’t powerless [Read more...]

Further Tales of the Unexplained A reader sent this along. Weird. The names are all changed. Background 1. When my grandfather died, I had to call my exorcist friend and his prayer team to my mom and dad’s place to “get rid” of him. We were having mild poltergeist kinds of things, all centered around [Read More...]

I’m seeing lots of negativity about ecumenism in the boxes (some going so far as to call it “heresy”) Um, hate to be a killjoy for all the handwringing and glee from those who assert with such confidence that “ecumenism doesn’t work” but, uh, it does. How do I know? Because I’m a convert both [Read More...]

Shocking as it seems, the Church does still include “openness to life” as a condition of marriage Another manifestation of ecclesial spine. Busy weekend. [Read more...]

Gay Fascist Brownshirts Blaspheme Mass Church won’t radically deform sacrament of Marriage. Whiners piss and moan. Nice to see a bit of vertebral integrity being shown in Boston. [Read more...]

Hitchens Fillets Blumenthal Just a pleasure to hear truth spoken. [Read more...]

Latest Issue of LarkNews is out! These guys are a hoot! [Read more...]

A friend in academe writes: Just a brief note and then I have to get to sleep-the thing to remember here is that one of the main legal basis for our intervention was not necessarily that Iraq had effective, combat ready WMDs but that they were preserving the capability of creating such in spite of [Read More...]

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Fulton Sheen Made the Same Observation A Turkish Muslim who wrote me, wanting to convert to Christianity, also drove the point home. The obvious choice for him was Catholicism, he said, since Catholics honor Mary like Muslims do. Protestantism was out of the question. It will be interesting to see how Mariophobic Evangelicalism fares in [Read More...]

Nobody’s Seen it… …but everybody’s already certain they’re going to hate “The Passion”. I think I’ll go see it before I form an opinion. Crazy, I know. Gotta love it when orthodox Jew David Klinghoffer is saying, “um, Jews did have something to do with the condemnation of Christ, you know” and James Carroll is [Read More...]