Monthly Archives: February 2013

Your Blogger is on the Wrong Side of Public Opinion, Just Like G.K. Chesterton

Just an F.Y.I. Good news, though. The Church is on the right side of history. She always has been, and always will be. Of course, that is because the Church is like Noah’s Ark, and therefore constructed to ensure our … Continue reading

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Nine U.S. Senators Say Hobby Lobby Is Protected from the HHS Mandate By Law

And a couple of Representatives from the House too. And which law might that be? The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed into law way back in 1993 by President Bill Clinton. The Becket Fund has the details,

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Making the Connection Between the Pill and Water Pollution

So what does a playwright, TV writer, and author know about water pollution and heightened levels of estrogen in our drinking water? I’m glad you asked. Way back in 2009 (practically the Stone Age), Susan Kim opined on her Huffington … Continue reading

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Italian Cardinal: Cardinal Mahony Could Be Asked to Skip Conclave

The Cardinal Mahony story just got bigger than the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Here’s what the Washington Post shared earlier today, VATICAN CITY — The controversy over Cardinal Roger Mahony’s vote in the conclave that will elect a new pope … Continue reading

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Voting Has Opened in the 2013 About Catholicism Readers’ Choice Awards

And you can even vote for me, kind of. This just in…

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A Papal Candidate That Hails from the Dagobah System?

I knew Yoda was a Catholic! He finally got out of that Manichaean slump that was keeping him down. 🙂 H/T Tony Rossi and Fr. Michael Duffy.

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Cardinal Mahony? Before You Head to Rome, We’d Like to Ask You A Few Questions

Harriet Adams of the Los Angeles Times notes that, Judge clears way for Mahony deposition in sex abuse case Before Cardinal Roger Mahony boards a plane for Rome to help elect the next pope, he will be questioned under oath … Continue reading

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Dear Politicians, Media Elites, Etc., The Catechism Has Got Your Number

  There’s a big green book that’s the size of a dictionary that I’ve been reading this year. It’s the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and if it weren’t for Matthew Warner and his Read the Catechism in a Year … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not Outraged by Saturday Night Lives’ Blasphemous Skit on “Djesus”

Not that I’m turning cartwheels over it, or anything. Now, I didn’t catch it live last night, but I’ve seen the skit that portrays the risen Lord as a revenge killer in the sanguine style of Quentin Tarentinos’ take on … Continue reading

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“The Temptation by the Devil” by Gustave Doré

In today’s gospel reading, our Lord reminds us that no one is free from temptation. Spiritual battles are real, and the prince of this world is keen for us to make him, and the kingdoms that have been handed over … Continue reading

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