Catholicism is Weird
May 22, 2017
Let’s face it. Catholicism is weird. This is true for ignorant outsiders and for dissenting insiders. Like the Hebrews of old, Catholics […]


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A bit more about Medjugorje

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Spirituality|

In my recent YouTube rant about Pope Francis's comments about Medjugorje and the Ruini Commission, I mentioned Donal Foley's fine book on the whole phenomenon, Medjugorje Revisited. If you're interested in this story at all, especially [...]

An eclectic week in the news

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Culture|

This past week has been the picture of eclectic news items. Paris, France: Marine LePen (never described in the media without the prefix “far right” or “firebrand”) lost the French presidency to Emmanuel Macron, a [...]

Easter: Tomb as Womb

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Spirituality|

BY PCM | ORIGINAL SOURCE: National Catholic Register The Resurrection is not a metaphor for the need to “rise above” life's difficulties or a well-meaning myth about fulfillment. Rather, Christ's resurrected body is a solid [...]

Review: Transformed By Beauty

By | April 8th, 2017|Categories: Books|

The good people at Covenant Eyes have produced a thought-proving four-part ebook titled Transformed By Beauty, which points toward the antidote for compulsive (or causal) porn use. Edited by Sam Guzman and Amanda Zurface and strung [...]

Shepherds Who Did Not Run

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Culture|

Two news items leaped off the page on March 13, both involving heroic priests. I was blessed to know one though a letter correspondence (see my Q&A interview with him below); the other, I admired [...]

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