Is Manti Te’o a Liar or a Dupe?

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(photosource) A friend of mine sent me this Transcript of Jack Swarbrick Press Conference and another commented, "he's either a liar or a dupe." Knowing very little about Manti Te'o or Notre Dame, but something about Mormons, I'm going to go with dupe. Don't misunderstand me. I'm not making a lazy or snarky equivalence between Mormons and the gullible. But I spent my teenage years surrounded by Mormons and I can tell you that the nicest, most sincere of them were absolute patsies; they … [Read more...]

Church Life: A Journal for the New Evangelization

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Hot off the cyber-presses! Notre Dame University's Institute for Catholic Living today launches a new online journal: Church Life; A Journal for the New Evangelization There are a whole bunch of interesting writers in there, including Cardinal-designate Archbishop Timothy Dolan (writing on "The Dignity of the Human Person", page 39), Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, OSB, (page 6) and, er...me (page 42). Yes, my head spins at the company I keep, sometimes! My piece is about Catholics online -- … [Read more...]