Lefty Francis Hangover

After bingeing on the hallucinatory drug that made them imagine the pope was just just about to make pot a sacrament, officiate at Michael Sam’s wedding, sprinkle holy water on Rome’s Planned Parenthood clinic, canonize Karl Marx, and call the Third Vatican Council to declare all religions/philosophies/lifestyle choices “cool”, the Left is suddenly awakening to [Read More...]

Today’s Francis-Bashing Right Wing Noise Machine Panic

There goes that arch-heretic Francis, talking about responsible parenting with his rabbits comment. The Church has nev– 2368 A particular aspect of this responsibility concerns the regulation of procreation. For just reasons, spouses may wish to space the births of their children. It is their duty to make certain that their desire is not motivated by [Read More...]

Pope Francis: Rigidity is the sign of a weak heart

Missed this when he said it, but it’s still true, whether we are talking about Reactionaries or Bronze Age Savages in Islam.  What the world takes for strength is typically a sign of brittleness. [Read more...]

Answering Episcopalian Delusions

An Anglican reader writes: Greetings from the hinterlands of Anglicanism. I was directed to a couple of your responses to the looney toon wing of the Roman church. I have enjoyed them, but I think I should let you know that as an Episcopalian who is 100% behind female ordination, all the way to the [Read More...]

Pope turns out to be Catholic

Opposes artificial contraception and gay “marriage”, fails to confirm upscale Episcopalian wannabe in her okayness. Hissy fit ensues. This is what happens when you believe your own banana oil about a pope upon whom you have chosen to project your fantasies–and he then fails to comply with your delusions. Anybody with both eyes open could [Read More...]

Francis vs. Victor Davis Hanson

Over at National Review, Victor Davis Hanson, one of the avatars of conservatism’s epic anti-charism of discernment, noted for disastrous promotion of a disastrous war that two popes and all the world’s bishops warned would be a disaster, is now instructing us that the very survival of Western Civilization depends on the unfettered right to disseminate religious [Read More...]

There are two sorts of people I want to hear from…

…when it comes to climate change and the Church’s take on it. One is Catholics who actually know the Church’s teaching.  I pretty much assume the pope has that base covered, so I’m waiting to hear from him and whatever he winds up saying. The other is actual, like, real people who actually know, like [Read More...]

Acts of the Apostasy is having fun

GLOBAL WARMING SPIKES IN ADVANCE OF POPE’S ENCYCLICAL; BLOGGERS’ REACTION CITED When Francis-haters have that many cows, it’s bound to create a lot of methane. Just wait till the pope actually *says* something. [Read more...]

As if to illustrate my point…

about the deranged, anti-Catholic thing that so much of the “faithful conservative” Catholic subculture has become, First Things publishes this festival of crazy contempt for Francis in which we are instructed that “Francis is … an ideologue and a meddlesome egoist.” We see the teaching office of St. Peter described as a “sandwich board”. We [Read More...]

Francis to Curia: Merry Christmas and Shape Up

I have a Dominican priest friend who remarked shortly after Francis’ election that the main thing he was hoping for from this papacy was a reform of the Curia.  It would appear Francis has given him his Christmas present. Pope Francis issued a blistering critique Monday of the Vatican bureaucracy that serves him, denouncing how [Read More...]


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