In the WSJ, Frederica Mathewes-Green explains the differences between the RC and Orthodox understandings of "unity." From a Roman Catholic perspective, unity is created by the institution of the church. Within that unity there can be diversity; not everyone agrees […]
Another HP interpretation from Jonathon Last in the WSJ: it’s an allegory of English politics in the period between the two World Wars. Hey, he makes his case.
Thanks to the Anchoress for bringing the "paint-out" of the Trappist Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, GA to our attention. It’s a fundraiser described here: Plein Air Painters of Georgia, Inc , some of the Georgia ‘s most […]
From Regina Doman who is a very good YA novelist and editor of a forthcoming YA series (my daughter, who is 13, has read her novels and likes them very much). On Harry Potter: I don’t usually try to enter […]
Via After Abortion, a webpage of photos of memorials to the aborted unborn throughout the country
Jimmy Akin’s got more…from one of the sources in l’affaire Potter-Zinger And…I’m hearing that tomorrow night on CNN at 8pm Eastern (whatever show is on then..is it still Paula Zahn? Whoever) will have a discussion between Michael O’Brien and John […]
If this is correct, and I make it to 93. Makes #45 go down a little easier…
Earlier this week, I sent off a "book report" to my colleagues at Loyola about the reading I’ve been doing for the Classics series. I’m not going to leak that HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL white paper here, but there’s some fruit of […]
Jim Cork, from the comments: But seriously, I seem to recall that when then-Cardinal Ratzinger stated that the Iraq war could not be morally justified, many people protested that we were not bound by his private opinions, and that there […]
When that old column of Santorums blew across the Internet last week, I paid little attention because..well, it was 3 years old and on a subject much discussed here over the years anyway. But now the Massachusetts Dems have decided […]
Finally, what we’ve been waiting for: a more complete treatment of the story that’s been circulating for a while: The Pope loves cats Previous popes also have kept pets. Pope Leo XII had a dog and a cat. Pope Pius […]
Jim Manney, inspired by a novel resale plan for the Harry Potter books, wants to know how you feel about the new v. used book debate As an author who makes money off of new book sales but hardly ever […]
Yeah. Jimmy Akin does the heavy lifting, ably, as usual. And in another post here. The Seventh Age adds a bit A private communication to a German friend saying, "ja, good article, you’re probably right," is not a public statement […]
Over at Mirror of Justice (where else?) there’s been a recent conversation, occasioned by the ALL’s statement on AG , on…well, the headline there says it pretty clearly. From Robert Araujo: But let me make a suggestion about what should […]
John Farrell comments on a NYTimes article which describes some Catholic scientists asking for clarification on last week’s discussion from the Vatican And, related..check out John’s forthcoming book.
An article on this wonderful order that we’ve seen featured in articles from Toledo and other places, this time in Washington, D.C. The Little Sisters need $300,000 in cash and services each month to run the Jeanne Jugan Residence, which […]
Don’t you know that we’re all about forgiveness?