Category Archives: Faith & Morals

Trump for Thee but Not for Me

Oh, look, another comment on the 2016 election. I can’t seem to escape it. At least I’ve made it a whole year without ever using a Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton photograph as a featured image. One of the things … Continue reading

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Chris Christie May No Longer Receive Communion

This morning, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ), who is running for president, attacked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who is also running for president, by arguing that Rubio is too pro-life. From the New York Times:

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EXCLUSIVE: Synod Reaches Compromise! Remarried Catholics May Receive Communion, But Only At Extraordinary Form Masses

The 2015 Ordinary Synod on the Family has today reached an “Extraordinary” compromise between “liberal” and “conservative” factions, De Civitate has learned. Speaking under condition of anonymity, Fr. Xavier Rynne of Boston confirmed that Catholics who have divorced, remarried, and … Continue reading

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Papa Benny on Animal Rights

Matthew Scully’s opus longum on abortion and animal rights at National Review featured a brief quote from Pope Benedict XVI (among other Catholic thinkers) on Man’s relationship with beasts.  I looked up the full quote for context, and thought it was compelling enough … Continue reading

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Pope Thoughts

Today, someone, pointing with concern at a couple of pieces in the American Spectator, asked me what I thought about the Pope.  This is what I said: I think that the majority of living Catholics have become very used to living … Continue reading

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