Stage Fright

LISA MLADINICH: I left there with my heart in my throat [Read more...]

Talk about living in a clutch…

LIBYA NIGHTMARE: 20,000 surface-to-air missiles are missing [Read more...]

Let’s Not Send Tim Geithner…

TO THE GROCERY STORE: Even with coupons! [Read more...]

How Many Monkeys?

CAN BLIND MONKEYS: write some of our worship songs? [Read more...]

Muldoon, Poignant on Catholicism

WHAT IS CATHOLICISM?: Why so many blades of grass? Because Catholicism, unlike what many of its critics seem to think, is not fundamentally about a kind of military-like uniformity of taking orders from the general. It is much more like the way that beachgoers watch the ocean: we go because we respond to a summons [Read More...]

Michael Barone

OBAMA ACTS LIKES SHOP- STEWARD-IN-CHIEF: Would that be President Norma Rae? [Read more...]

Sola Scriptura

FRANCIS BECKWITH: on the journey: “. . .it became obvious to me that every major doctrinal dispute in the first six centuries of the Church could not have been resolved by mere citation of Bible verses. Rather, it required an elegant and rationally defensible interaction between the text of Scripture and certain philosophical categories. [...]But [Read More...]


SENSITIVITY IS EITHER A TWO-WAY STREET or it is wholly an illusion [Read more...]

Vital Stuff!


Piping Hot Magma!

SPECTACULAR VIDEO FOOTAGE: Mt. Etna erupts at night; lava flows [Read more...]