Archives for August 2011

VP Biden “Understands” China’s One-Child Policy

The Vice President is on a tour in China. In a speech yesterday at a Chinese university, he said that he “understands” and is not “second-guessing” China’s one-child policy. Read more here. … [Read more...]

When Consumerism And Motherhood Collide

It's a brave new world. We're so far down the slippery slope, we don't remember when we started sliding. Seriously.Now, the right to choose means that women can not only choose the sex and even some of the genetic traits of their infant, but it also means that they can dispose of their "products" at will. Sounds like ancient Rome to me, only this time it's the women with the power, not the men. Read more here. … [Read more...]

“Meet The Press” David Gregory: Religion Shouldn’t Be More Than A Warm Fuzzy Feeling

 Before my husband and I left for church yesterday, we happened to catch part of David Gregory’s interview of Rep. Michele Bachmann on "Meet The Press."I started paying attention to the program when Gregory asked her about her faith. (You can click on the image above for the video. The complete transcript is here.)The nature of my work sometimes gives me the sense that we’re headed down the slippery slope, about 150 miles an hour.Gregory’s questioning of Bachmann made me think … [Read more...]

Welcome to iChurch: the Church of What’s Happening Now.

So it turns out that the term iChurch has already been appropriated for a website that helps you unblock your iPhone. I had no idea.But I think it also works well to describe the religions or churches that we Catholics create for ourselves when we neglect to actively inform ourselves about our faith.Read more here. As always, be sure to comment! … [Read more...]