British Baby Killers

The UKs Daily Telegraph reports a disastrous vote in parliament. This week the British have voted in favor of human/animal embryonic hybrids being created, voted to allow children to have two biological mothers and no father (through artificial insemination and genetic engineering for lesbian couples) and they also voted not to reduce the time limit [Read More...]

Images of Christ

There was some discussion in the comboxes about the preferred  images of Our Lord. Some people favor a resurrected Lord, others the crucifix, still others the empty cross which carries both meanings. One person said that images of the resurrected Lord were more predominant in the early church than crucifixes. If they mean an image [Read More...]

Will the last one out turn off the lights?

The Daily Telegraph reports the highest number of Britons leaving the UK for a century. We’re among the number. What did we have in the UK? I could write reams about our horror stories of local petty crime, drunkenness in the streets, appalling behavior in schools, sky rocketing prices for all things, astronomical taxes, total moral anarchy [Read More...]

Protestants and Primitivism

One of the underlying foundations of the Protestant movement in the church has been Primitivism and Restorationism. Primitivism is the assumption that the early church was purer and closer to the essential gospel than that which accumulated over the centuries. Restorationism is the belief that Christians should attempt to restore the church to its original, primitive purity [Read More...]

The Cosmic Liturgy

Shawn Tribe has an excerpt here of the Pope’s Wednesday catechesis on St Dionysius the Areopagite. Bewdiful. [Read more...]

Suffering and Salvation

There are some Evangelical sects out there who shoot at the Catholic Church for teaching that suffering is useful in the process of salvation. We’re blamed for ‘not believing in healing’. It’s worth taking a moment to clarify the Catholic position. First of all, the Catholic Church has always believed in the healing ministry. That [Read More...]