Mother is “An Unrelated Gestational Carrier”?


There’s a picture online of a couple of homosexual fellas who used modern medical technology to get themselves a baby, and there’s an internet buzz about the story. Let’s put the homosex issue on one side and ask some other questions… The woman who gave birth is referred to as “an unrelated gestational carrier.” In [Read More...]

Michael Voris is Not Welcome…


…at a pre gay pride parade Mass at a parish in New York. I have to admit, I don’t tune in to Michael Voris very often. I worry that he is so much against the “Church of Nice” that he ends up being nasty. I also think he should choose his targets more carefully. What’s [Read More...]

On the Devil, Dentistry and Tooth Decay


 I was visiting my dentist, Dr Payne the other day, and while sitting in the chair with my mouth full of machinery and his fingers I was musing about dentistry and the devil. This is not to compare Dr Payne to the devil. He, you will see, is much more like Jesus. But I am [Read More...]

Stars and Stripes


Here is this week’s article for the Imaginative Conservative. It’s a Fourth of July meditation on freedom and responsibility. The stars and stripes are a kind of symbol of the freedom and responsibility balance. The stars, if you like, representing the aspiration to noble freedom. The sensible stripes, the bars of discipline and responsibility we [Read More...]

Todd Unctuous on Hobby Lobby

dumb guy

Guest blogger Todd Unctuous is top commentator for MSM. With a degree in Media Studies from Scranton Community College, Todd writes for many papers and websites, and is known for his incisive writing, objective reporting and razor sharp comment. As we prepare to celebrate the Forth of July vacation this weekend I am deeply concerned [Read More...]

Married Priests?

The Longenecker kids

Deacon Greg notices that the subject of married priests does not come up on the agenda of the Synod for the Family and comments here. Here are a few of his observations:       If—and it’s a big if—the rules regarding priestly celibacy are one day relaxed, it does not mean that priests will start dating.  [Read More...]