B16 resigns. Wow. Just wow. Fascinating. No big thoughts. Just…. wow. I wonder what happens next. I’ll miss him. A fine man. [Read more...]

Boy, is *this* guy out of step with St. Blog’s

While readers on FB and in my comboxes demand to know just when *would* I pluck up the courage to go to war, this wuss is suggesting we should be heading in the opposite direction in our inquiries on such matters: “There were not sufficient reasons to unleash a war against Iraq,” he said on [Read More...]

The Irrepressible Brandon Vogt…

recently posted a couple items youse guys might be interested in: (Video) Interview with      Fr. Barron – On Pope Benedict XVI and Jesus of Nazareth: The      Infancy Narratives 8 Books on J.R.R.      Tolkien’s Catholicism Check thou it out, dudes and dudettes! [Read more...]

Common Sense…

…that neither atheist fundamentalists nor Christian fundamentalists seem to be willing to hear: Currently, I see in Germany, but also in the United States, a somewhat fierce debate raging between so-called ‘creationism’ and evolutionism, presented as though they were mutually exclusive alternatives: those who believe in the Creator would not be able to conceive of [Read More...]

Pope Warns…

Attention Decadent West:  You are now entering a major “What could it hurt?” phase of history.  You will soon be experiencing the “How were we supposed to know?” phase.  Don’t be surprised if you civilization does not survive it.  God is not mocked.  Screw around with the family and you risk civilizational destruction. [Read more...]

“I learned that in Catholic grade school when I was ten years old”

Fr. Robert Barron “admits” that Jesus was not born in 1 AD. Watch the latest video at The interview is actually pretty good. The woman is one of those rare jounalists who actually seems to know what she’s talking about on a topic involving the Faith. [Read more...]

Getting Benedict Wrong

Mark Brumley looks at a couple of the illiterate ways in which the press completely misunderstand Pope Benedict’s Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives. F’rinstance: The problem of the media misread has become noticable enough that Spanish theologian Jose Maria Gil Tamayo, writing in L’Osservatore Romano, has criticized the media for missing the point of [Read More...]

Stephen Colbert and Cardinal Dolan…

…are Catholic and Enjoying It. The good cardinal follows up here. An aside: Laurie Goodstein’s remarkable provincialism is on display in the opening graf of the NY Times piece. Goodstein, whose normal job is editing reality in order to paint the loathed Pope Benedict XVI as an evil monster, writes: The comedian Stephen Colbert and [Read More...]

The Only Grownup on the World Stage

I love the guy. Thanks be to God for him. [Read more...]

The good news is, there is still real Christian courage to be found in this world

For example, we have a Pope who is willing to go to Lebanon despite the violence in Syria. God bless him! [Read more...]