I like Dilshad Ali

I always have.  For those not familiar with her, she is a Muslim mom blogging here at Patheos and chronicling the challenges of raising a child with autism.  She is a kind, gentle soul: one of the “little ones” of whom Christ is especially fond.  Here she is, writing with fond gratitude to thank the [Read More...]

The Thin Line Between Mercy and Heresy

A good look at the fears that distort our understanding of the mercy of God. [Read more...]

Bureaucratic Reshuffling=Sentence of Death by Ebola

You can find that much-needed and not-at-all-crazy perspective in this devastating satire from the mind of Outer Traddery here. What’s fascinating to me is how the author drops all pretense of admiring the work of people like Mother Teresa caring for the sick and dying, and makes abundantly clear that such work is a disgusting [Read More...]

Chicks on the Right Do a Bang up Job of Illustrating why…

…“The enemy of my enemy is not necessarily my friend” should be written a thousand times on all those conservative cafeteria Catholic chalkboards full of “Don’t make the perfect the enemy of the good.” [Read more...]

Brandon Vogt Interviews Dr. Helen Alvare

About the upcoming Humanum conference. [Read more...]

Ran a brief note last week on contradictory atheist rhetorical strategies

Since then, atheists have shown up in droves to help fill the comboxes up with over 300 comments, making super clear that they are so *over* Him. Now they stay up till all hours watching the Oxygen Network and eating huge bowls of ice cream, not thinking about Him. Stay strong, bros! The thread has [Read More...]

Kevin O’Brien writes…

To answer a reader’s cry, “I ask this seriously with all my lonely, despairing heart: how do I make myself kiss him? (And, more importantly, enjoy his companionship when I just don’t?)” – I end up telling the story of my life. [Read more...]

Ben at Two Catholic Men has some Mathematical Weirdness

…for you to play around with. I believe mathematics to be a form of witchcraft or magic of some kind. I do not understand it. Therefore I fear it and wish to lash out blindly and destroy it. All English majors are like this. [Read more...]

The Argument from Motion, Part III

…in which the invaluable Mike Flynn continues his discussion of St. Thomas first demonstration of the existence of God. Caution, Nu Atheists: Flynn prefers using his intellect to your habit of merely worshipping it. Go here and here to catch up with the discussion. [Read more...]

Bill Doino, Jr. on La Popessa…

…over at First Things. [Read more...]