Know Popery

The town of Lewes in Sussex, England, still has a traditional bonfire where they burn an effigy of the Pope. This custom used to be commonplace across England on 5 November –Guy Fawkes Night. Lots of towns still have bonfires and fireworks, but Lewes is one of the few towns that keeps the full fire [Read More...]

Al Bore

The Daily Telegraph has this brilliantly common sense article on global warming. If you have any doubts about the stupidity of Al Gore’s latest apocalyptic warnings this should put them to rest. What tickles me about the whole global warming because of CO2 nonsense is the way secular activists have bought the whole conspiracy, apocalyptic [Read More...]

Anglican Agony

The Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh is planning to withdraw from the Episcopal Church. The Bishop, Bob Duncan, has received a this letter of stern warning from presiding bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori. Bishop Duncan has given this pugnacious reply. Anglicans the world over are facing the divide within their church which is now clearly evident. It [Read More...]

The Golden Compass

If you want the low down on British atheist Philip Pullman and his anti-Narnia, anti-Catholic children’s trilogy His Dark Materials which comes out in film version called The Golden Compass check out Carl Olson over at Ignatius Insight.As usual, Olson gathers the information, offers a brilliant critique and points out exactly what’s wrong and right [Read More...]

Prayers for the Dead

We had a beautiful All Souls Day Mass at St Joseph’s Catholic School today. The students, faculty and staff recorded the names of their loved ones and each one was named as Mass was said. Most non-Catholic Christians don’t have any truck with the Catholic custom of praying for the dead. Their theology forbids it. [Read More...]

Fontevraud Abbey

h/t the Roving Medievalist [Read more...]