Fr James Parker RIP

A pioneer has crossed the river. Fr James Parker has died. Fr Parker was a priest of the Diocese of Charleston, but his priesthood was historic. He was one of the married Episcopal priests who petitioned Pope Paul VI in 1978, requesting a dispensation from the vow of celibacy so that they might be ordained [Read More…]

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Catholic Women Deacons? Why Not?

  This article was first published in CRUX Pope Francis has called for women to be granted more prominent roles in the church and for the Catholic church to continue to develop a positive “theology of women.” CNS reports here that at the Synod of the Family Canadian Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher suggested that the church [Read More…]

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New Wave of New Testament Scholarship

My article for CRUX this week highlights the new wave of New Testament scholarship in which the tired old theories of the liberal academics are at last being overturned with new discoveries, insights, facts, common sense and faith. The radical, revisionist scholarship reached it’s high point with the so called “Jesus Seminar” in the 1980s [Read More…]

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Here is a REAL Religion

I will be blogging more at National Catholic Register, and here is my latest blog post. As I said Mass there was also the strange awareness of transcending time. Here I was in a simple warehouse-type building in South Carolina at the beginning of the twenty-first century wearing the robes of a Roman patrician, celebrating a [Read More…]

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A President with Catholic Values?

Much talk today about the fact that come November we will be faced with the choice of a venal, arrogant, immoral, sleazy Republican or a venal, arrogant, immoral, sleazy Democrat for President. There seems to be a fair bit of chest beating and questioning going on…”Where is the candidate who best expresses Catholic values?” or [Read More…]

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Disturbed by the Presidential Election? Take My Advice…

If you’re like me you are aghast at the choices now before us. It is almost certain that the American people will choose between a corrupt, scheming, immoral, venal, arrogant, greedy and ignorant Republican or a corrupt, scheming, immoral, venal, arrogant and ignorant Democrat. Both of whom are old friends of each other and who luxuriate [Read More…]

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