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September 30, 2018
Do You Feel Safe in Church?
The last time I attended a Catholic church was a couple of weeks ago. I...
September 24, 2018
Just Believe Women?
About a week ago, I became aware that someone named Kavanaugh had been accused of...
August 23, 2018
Is There A Gay Problem in the Priesthood?
I want to take a look at the relationship between homosexuality and the pedophilia scandals....
July 31, 2018
Humanae Vitae and the Scandal of Abuse
Well, it seems that at least one Catholic Archbishop has taken a break from the...
July 30, 2018
Is It A Sin to be Scandalized by Abuse?
Yet again, the Church is being rocked by a clerical abuse scandal. And yet again,...
June 01, 2018
The Democratization of the Faith
Since Vatican II, there has been a great fear among orthodox Catholics that a focus...
January 24, 2018
Two Things We Mistakenly Believe Are Ours
At the heart of the Church’s social teaching there are two essential insights into the...
September 06, 2017
The Alpha-Male Heresy
What is it about current right-wing Catholic culture that makes it acceptable for a man...
August 26, 2017
Is Diversity Training to Blame for the Rise of the Alt-Right?
Back when I was in school, one of the routine features of our social sciences...
May 23, 2017
It Is Happening Again…
Cliffhangers are the worst. You wait, and you wait, and you wait all week, wondering...
April 11, 2017
For Chechnya: a prayer
As a queer Christian blogger, I suppose I should have something to say about the...
March 30, 2017
Is Progress a Religion?
“The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives...
March 21, 2017
Panic! There’s a Man in the Ladies’ Room
Recently, there's been a story circulating about a man – a guy who is obviously...
February 25, 2017
Loving Milo Yiannopoulos
This week we witnessed the very sudden decline and fall of Milo Yiannopoulos as an...
February 09, 2017
The Blood-Dimmed Tide is Loosed
Several years ago, I wrote a piece for First Things where I opined that a...
February 01, 2017
Open Wombs, Closed Borders?
There are basically three reasons I know of why a person is likely to be...
December 06, 2016
When a Yes or No Question is Not a Yes or No Question
I've mostly said what I have to say about the dubia, but there is one...
November 17, 2016
Transgender Awareness Week
It's transgender awareness week. A lot of my trans friends are afraid right now: it's...
November 16, 2016
Mad Makes Right
In a recent piece, I discussed how liberal expressions of rage and fear can...
November 12, 2016
Don’t Grieve Like That
Over the past week I've seen a lot of discussion about grief – most of...
November 11, 2016
Closing Time: For Leonard Cohen
I've never been one of those people who gets worked up about the deaths of...
November 11, 2016
Should We Fear Trump?
Obviously the answer is 'yes'. Most of the people that I know and love in...
November 10, 2016
The Dumb, White Scapegoat
A lot of my American friends are grieving the election of Donald Trump. I don't...
November 08, 2016
All Ye Need to Know About the Election
As you may have noticed, I haven't blogged much in the past month. To a...
October 08, 2016
A President to Nourish Body and Soul
Following the recent revelations about Trump, the Republican Party is scrambling for a new presidential...
September 28, 2016
Donald Trump: Make Pro-Life Irrelevant Again
It's many years ago now that I faced my first election as a Catholic. I...
August 30, 2016
The One Weird Gay Orgy That Will Make You Straight
Yesterday, I got an e-mail containing a transcript of the testimony given by one of...
August 04, 2016
What Trump Has Done For My Faith
Okay, guys. I'm going to be vulnerable for a moment. Trump's ascent in American politics...
July 19, 2016
God Will Not Be Trumped
I've been mostly avoiding commenting on the presidential circus in the US: it's not my...
June 29, 2016
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