153 Fishes and Related Matters

In which a curious incident from the Johannine tradition is mulled over on my Register blog and compared with an equally curious incident that happened 10 years ago. [Read more…]

Reader Garrett Johnson Writes…

I am very excited to share with you a video that we have just published. It deals with the life of John Paul II and asks the question: “Why is he a Saint?”. The video is available in three languages: English, Spanish and Italian. All of the videos and information can be found here. God [Read More…]

JP II, Benedict and Francis: On the Same Page

In case it’s not clear, this: This man [Note: JPII is speaking of each and every person in the world] is the way for the Church–a way that, in a sense, is the basis of all the other ways that the Church must walk–because man–every man without any exception whatever–has been redeemed by Christ, and because with [Read More…]


A reader writes: Wow! Pope Francis is encouraging his priests to ‘Open the doors of the Church, and then the people will come in … if you keep the light on in the confessional and are available, then you will see what kind of line there is for confession’. Fantastic!  I’ve often felt that confession [Read More…]

I think he would find this amusing

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