Joshua Bowman

May 8, 2014
Sweet Dreams by Firmin Baes

The Culture of Life is a Culture of Motherhood

Let’s talk about diapers: a newborn baby will need 2,500 diapers in the first year, and many more after that, but state-run programs like WIC and […]
April 29, 2014
Sterling with his erstwhile mistress (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Why is Racism Different?

A few weeks ago, conservatives rushed to support Brendan Eich, so if we are consistent, why shouldn’t we defend Donald Sterling too? One could argue that even if […]
April 22, 2014
Easter Vigil

Visualizing the Paschal Triduum

Easter is here! Alleluia! As we contemplate this joyous season, here is a visual representation in word cloud form of the rites of the Paschal Triduum […]
April 9, 2014
Flevit Super Illam by Enrique Simonet, 1892

“He saw the city and wept over it”

In American electoral politics, we take for granted that liberals will win in the cities and conservatives will win in the country with the suburbs up […]
April 1, 2014
Pierrot and Harlequin (Mardi Gras) by Paul Cezanne, 1888

CV EXCLUSIVE: Pope Francis to Celebrate Clown Mass

THE VATICAN, April 1 — EXCLUSIVE to Catholic Vote, sources in the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments have revealed that Pope […]
March 25, 2014
Frontispiece for the Tragicall History of D. Faustus, 1616

Speaking Ill of the Dead

As of this morning, the exact cause of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 remains an unsolved mystery. However, it seems most plausible based on […]
March 12, 2014
A Bagel with Lox

Five Reasons We Should Always Eat Fish on Fridays

Everybody knows that as Catholics, we eat fish on Fridays during Lent. Many Catholics also keep meatless Fridays throughout the rest of the year. There are […]
March 6, 2014

Did Pope Francis Support Civil Unions?

Well, no. Actually he didn’t do anything of the kind. Of course, the liberal media will never let the truth get in the way of a […]
March 5, 2014
Saint Patrick Lighting the Pascal Fire on the Hill of Slane by Victor Waldré, c. 1801

Banned in Boston?

All is not well in Beantown. The South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade is the latest target in the LGBT bullying campaign to destroy freedom of […]