Duane Mandible on Neo Catholics

Duane Mandible

Guest blogger, Duane Mandible is a contributing editor to The Truth Hurts, a bi-monthly journal of politics, economics and opinion. He also contributes regularly to Freedom Monthly; Illuminations and The Sojourner. Duane is the author of Guns and Knives will Save Your Children’s Lives. He is Vice President of the Sacred Society of St Philibustre, and enjoys hunting rattlesnakes, square dancing [Read More...]

Todd Unctuous on the LCWR

Todd Unctuous

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. One year ago I wrote in this column that I was surprised and delighted at the [Read More...]

Is Religion Relevant?


All around me I see religious leaders trying to make the faith relevant for people. Whether it’s a Protestant pastor laying on parenting classes or the local megachurch advertising drug free rehab sessions, or maybe it is a Catholic priest doing his best to provide a hip hop sermon and a groovy style, or perhaps [Read More...]

Missing Papa Benedict


Today is the anniversary with incredible memories of a frail Pope Benedict waving farewell, climbing into the helicopter and flying across the rooftops of Rome into retirement. I miss him, and here’s why. First of all, I think Pope Benedict shared my love of England and Anglicanism. He made a historic trip to England, giving [Read More...]

Why is America is Going Godless?

Peter  Foster is the American editor of London’s Daily Telegraph. He reports here on the rising tide of secularism in America. The decline of mainstream Protestantism in America over recent decades has been well documented, but for much of that period Evangelical Christianity appeared to be immune to that wider trend, as mega-churches continued to grow [Read More...]

Catholic Enemies Make Strange Bedfellows


My friend Kathy Schiffer posts quotable quotes from time to time and today she has a hum dinger from Jonathan Swift: “When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.” I replied that I now understood why everyone is against [Read More...]