Simcha Fisher is Magnificent

So, over at National Review, rich jailbird neocon ["salvation-through-consumerist-hedonism heretic" inserted here since the exquisite sensitivities of some readers require it] Conrad Black is busy telling the Pope to get on board with the rich neocon heretic view that babies are a nuisance and the Church should get over that whole thing with the Pill so [Read More...]

You Are Not a Religion

A fine little essay on the silliness of the American cult of the individual and self-concocted religions. [Read more...]

Infinite Grace at Post Abortion Walk…

…continues sharing the fruits of her meditation. [Read more...]

Michael Barber writes to ask:

“Am I too cranky? Or is this meme really seriously problematic? I’d love to get your thoughts.” In Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye routinely quotes (or invents) non-biblical proverbs and attributes them to the “the Good Book”. It’s bad scholarship, but very good piety as a general rule. I look at memes like that as [Read More...]

New Blog!

The Passionate Catholic is on the air! [Read more...]

Brad Birzer is a Gift to the Church

Here he is, exercising his customary beautiful common sense and fidelity to Jesus Christ. [Read more...]

Kevin Tierney…

…is a Traditionalist on the internet who is both happy and has his head screwed on right. More like him please! [Read more...]

What Happened to New Oxford Review?

Caelum et Terra finds their ad creepy: I agree. Since when did orthodoxy become a celebration of the biggest sins and mistakes Catholics have committed? It’s like they *want* to alienate people from the Church. And when they succeed and somebody takes just offense at their jerkishness, they boast that it’s because they are so [Read More...]

Taylor Marshall, Sane and Happy Traditionalist, to the Urine and Vinegar Wing of Traditionalism

For the love of God, shut up and try being happy for a change. With people like him, Fr. Z, and Kevin Tierney assuming more prominent roles in the Traditionalist blogosphere, I am hopeful that the loud and bitter crazies will finally go into eclipse. I’m happy to see that they are refusing to allow [Read More...]

Rod Dreher’s Confusing Ecclesiology

I like Rod. Always have. But I have never understood his baffling and completely inconsistent ecclesiology. He left the Catholic communion for Orthodoxy, having come to conclusion that the claims of the papacy were false and in sharp reaction to the priest abuse scandals. However, such scandals are just as present in Orthodoxy. Yet Rod [Read More...]


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