December 17, 2014

Sowell has an ethics here–it’s an ethics based on fear, fantasy, deference to military power, and an aversion to rational thought. It’s poison. Read more

December 16, 2014

Torture and its justification are part of our American heritage. America too could have crucified Christ. Read more

December 15, 2014

In an effort to mitigate climate change, Catholic bishops from around the globe have called for “an end to the fossil fuel era.” Read more

December 15, 2014

All that matters to this disgraceful man is achieving our objectives. Getting the bad guys. He’s one of them. Read more

December 12, 2014

Catholicism understands and judges the ownership of private property with respect to its social function, and this means that the Church is not on the side of American-style capitalism and its ethics of private property rights. Read more

December 11, 2014

With apparently no worthier individuals or ideologies to blame for widespread acceptance of torture, Matthew Schmitz of First Things says he’s inclined to blame pacifism. Read more

December 11, 2014

Hayden was a known torture-promoter when FUS honored him, and he remains so today, defending the CIA torture program, all its works, and all its empty promises. What will Franciscan University’s legacy be on this grave matter? Read more

December 11, 2014

If you’re looking for a Christmas gift of the spiritual writing variety, the Homilists for the Homeless series includes three volumes of short homilies and sermons for all three liturgical cycles of the Roman Lectionary. Read more

December 10, 2014

The United States of America receives no special graces or blessings that keep it mostly on the side of Christ. American Christians do not owe it permanent loyalty. Read more

December 10, 2014

Who were the two psychologists who devised the CIA torture program? Read more


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