Fr. Dwight Longenecker Ponders Pope Francis

Is he a Reformer or a Revolutionary? Dude. All I know is that Sir Elton John likes him. That ought to be divine approval enough for anybody. Seriously, what interests me is how Francis keeps being perceived as somehow uniquely humble (in apparent contradistinction to Benedict). This is weird for anybody who paid any attention [Read More...]

Ancilla Domini Says She is Nothing…

if not predictable. I knew she was going to say that. [Read more...]

Against the Hypersexualization of Everything

It destroys community and it doesn’t bring happiness. [Read more...]

The Invaluable Tom Kreitzberg responds…

to my take on “Extra Ecclesia Nulla Salus” with the very salient point that saying “You aren’t necessarily damned if you don’t die a Catholic”, while true, is not really the core of the message Jesus sent the Church to preach.  Read him both here and here. The Minimum Daily Adult Requirement approach to salvation [Read More...]

Brandon Vogt is Simply Right

…and I support him 100%. [Read more...]

Brandon Vogt Did Nothing Wrong

…and Simcha Fisher ably explains why. I’m sorry, it is completely stupid for the Church’s bureaucrats to make it so hard for Catholics who want nothing more than to spread and teach the faith to have access to the Church’s documents and to make them as broadly available as possible. People ask if I believe [Read More...]

Quartermaster of the Barque…

…is on the air and dispensing orthodox Catholic joy.  Check thou it out. [Read more...]

Deep in the Wolf-Haunted Woods of our Neighbor to the North

Fr. Denis Lemieux holds forth onsame-sex marriage, our moral chaos, Flannery O’Connor and wingless chickens. [Read more...]

John C. Wright Offers an Apologia for the Catholic Faith

…in his own inimitable style here, here, here, and here.  I reckon there will be more so watch that space. [Read more...]

Kevin O’Brien Offers a Retraction and Apology, and Therefore So Do I

I was told by two sources, one of them Kevin, that James O’Keefe had secretly recorded conversations at an American Chesterton Society dinner a couple of years ago. Kevin now reports that this is not true and was the result of some sort of misunderstanding. I have therefore deleted posts which linked to that claim [Read More...]


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