The Philippines have elected a maniac

“Speaking to a crowd of 500 in a Manila slum, Duterte [the new President] said: “If you know of any addicts, go ahead and kill them yourself as getting their parents to do it would be too painful.”” Not a fake quote.  The new President of the Philippines just urged the whole population of his [Read More…]

It turns out that the Church actually prefers peace to war

In fact, it turns out that before you ever get to the bit of the Catechism that deals with Just War doctrine (which, funny thing, says that war is to be an absolute last resort, not the first thing you start fantasizing about if you lose an election or somebody suggests that not all is [Read More…]