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...]

Rick Warren Calls for Protestants to Unite with Catholics and the “Holy Father”

There are only two classes of people who regard this as a threat. Anti-Catholic Protestants like James White and anti-Catholic Reactionary Catholics who always construe kind words said about Francis as an indictment of Francis and not as the obvious evangelical opportunity they are. Weird to be living in a time when professional anti-Catholics are [Read More...]

Real Men

Another popular lie of the Torture Defender is enunciated by a manly laptop bombardier in my comboxes: War is dirty business. I guess there are people out there willing to do the dirty work so the rest of us can go about pursuing the American Dream. OK, libbys, bring on the tough love! In contrast, [Read More...]

Pope Calls Angry Blogger

Gets Excommunicated. The keenly discerning combox Magisterium of Real Catholic is really flexing its muscles. Fresh from its profoundly wise defenses of ramming food up a man’s anus as totally compatible with the holy will of Jesus Christ, it is now working hard to rid the Church of the scourge of Pope Francis. The awesome [Read More...]


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