Boox

I have a personal policy to at least try to read all books that people give me to read. Reading a book not of my choice,  I reckon, is God’s way of teaching me new things.  As a result I have just finished The Ottaviani Intervention which was given me by a traditionalist Catholic. It’s a [Read More...]

Catholic Combox Thought Police

Now children, fight nice.  Remember in the combox not to threaten anyone. It’s scary.  Remember that anonymous entries are not allowed, and I don’t think it’s very nice manners to use pseudonyms either. It’s like wearing a mask to a party.  Try to keep to the post you are actually commenting on. Great long rants [Read More...]

Pagan Christianity

The insightful Carl Olson posts here on a new (yet wearingly old) attempt to discredit the established churches because their origins are pagan. This time the attack comes not from your polyester suit fundamentalists, but from some hip and groovy ‘emergent church’ types. Think Chick tract in jeans and T-shirt with a iPod. Olson’s post [Read More...]

Lady Bishops?

Here’s a spirited debate by two members of the Church of England on whether or not to have women bishops. If you are opposed to this innovation, take time to read George Pitcher’s arguments in favor. It’s a good exercise in trying to understand the other side’s point of view. Most of all, take time [Read More...]

Get Ready for the End

I grew up in a fundamentalist Bible church, whose pastor was influenced by Dispensationalism. This is a form of Biblical interpretation cooked up in the nineteenth century and promoted by an American preacher called C.I.Schofield. There were lots of similar freelance Protestant preachers doing end time stuff at the time. Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons etc. Like [Read More...]

Pope on Paul

Fr Z.  posts and comments on the Pope’s homily for the Feast of SS Peter and Paul last Sunday. Its well worth a read. [Read more...]


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