Monthly Archive: June 2014

Blog Comments

OK gang. I’ve said many times: I appreciate all of the passion that everyone brings to the site. That said, it’s time for a new approach to the comment section; or better stated, a reminder. I don’t want to police the comments here …

Defending the indefensible

How often those who defend the Catholic faith from invitations to error on the part of recent popes in turn invite the ire of other Catholics. No matter the topic, the same unconvincing rebuttals are simply repeated over and over again. Share this …

The myth of Catholic “incline”

Diabolical disorientation is no laughing matter; in fact, it’s nothing short of a tragedy. That said, it really is borderline amusing to see “conservative” Catholic commentators trying to convince themselves that the Church isn’t in crisis. On June 11th, for example, Deacon Greg …

Abdication fascination

As mentioned in the previous post, it appears rather obvious that in the publication of Summorum Pontificum and his defense of the same, Pope Benedict XVI violated his own convictions, and deeply held ones at that, on any number of important points. In …

Making all things new

Behold, we make all things new again. So might I suggest would be a rather fitting motto for today’s ecclesial movers and shakers. From the sacred liturgy to the goal of ecumenism; to the nature of the Petrine Office and the relationship between …

Catholic Slanders

I don’t make use of tags on my posts, but if I did, this one would be filed under “courtroom drama / comedy.” Realizing that many of the readers of this blog are not on Facebook, I want to bring you up to …

Good guys finish… well, you know

In follow up to the previous post, let’s take a closer look at the pope’s La Vanguardia interview. Asked about the Church’s role in reducing the growing inequality between the rich and the poor… POPE FRANCIS: At the center of all economic systems must be man, man and woman, and everything …