What are some priests thinking?

A reader writes: John Dominic Crossan IS scheduled to speak at my parish next month and he appears to be quite controversial in his theology. Please share your thoughts and insights. He’s poison.  Says the body of Jesus was eaten by wild dogs.  Avoid him like the plague.  What on earth is your parish or [Read More...]

The newfound van Gogh…

…HAS A TARDIS IN IT! [Read more...]

Dear Christians, This is Why People Hate You Sometimes

Gay detective’s mother kicked out of church. Church to mom: “When we talk about God’s unconditional love, we don’t mean it’s, you know, unconditional love. There are certain conditions to God’s unconditional love.” [Read more...]

Reactionary Male Control Freak…

…against Edjimacated Uppity Women and their sinful college edjimacation.  Yes, this guy is a Catholic and not a Protestant Fundamentalist. St. Edith Stein, Hildegard of Bingen, Elizabeth Anscombe, Dorothy Day, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Margaret Roper (Thomas More’s brilliant and highly educated daughter) would have this guy’s guts for garters. It is with a certain sense [Read More...]

Chinese Zoo Tries Passing off Dog as “African Lion”

You gotta give ‘em points for moxie. [Read more...]

Perhaps the funniest sentence in English this month

Somebody named Philip Primeau wrote, with a straight face and full of earnest purpose: “Vladimir Putin was recently savaged by …Simcha Fisher…” I don’t care who you are, that right there will leave me giggling for the rest of the day. But then, as though I had paid him to do it, just to demonstrate [Read More...]

Since It’s Our Birthday, Preciousssss

I have decided to treat you all to this… thing: If you are good, I will not follow it up at Christmas with the Star Wars Holiday Special. [Read more...]

Melissa Harris-Perry sez…

…newborn babies don’t count as persons unless their parents say they do. She is, of course, right because she is the chick with the tampon earrings. Only a fool can argue with that kind of rigorous logic. [Read more...]

There Really is a Flat Earth Society

…and like all dedicated crazy people they have an answer for every obvious thing that immediately springs to mind when you wonder, “How can they believe such hogwash?” The capacity human beings have for staking out a claim for virtually any crazy idea and then defending it with every ounce of intellectual firepower they have [Read More...]

What’s Russian for “Careful! You’re Getting That in Your Mouth.”

Russian Scientists Develop 3D Printed 100% Animal-Based Substitute For Tofu [Read more...]