March 25, 2014

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 26, 2014

The Sicilian Nun, the Teary-Eyed Italian Rapper and Other Little Miracles

One of the great gifts of the Internet is the ability to see little miracles from around the world. And they’re not always Marian apparitions or
March 26, 2014

Before Noah: Top 100 Proudly Catholic Movies

The Passion of the Christ was the favorite, but two 2012 movies rated in the top 10: Les Miserables at No. 4 and For Greater Glory
March 30, 2014

The HHS Mandates and the Many Meanings of Pluralism

There is an amusing bit in the famous movie Becket in which King Henry II of England and his counsellor (and later Archbishop of Canterbury) Thomas Becket
April 1, 2014

What Makes You Different Is What Makes You Beautiful

This picture is important. Many children diagnosed with Down Syndrome and other special needs are aborted – and we need to be talking about this disturbing
April 1, 2014

12 Stunning Statues of John Paul the Great

On April 2, his death anniversary, enjoy these statues of John Paul II from around the world culled from Flickr’s Creative Commons. They show the universal
April 4, 2014

A Scripture Scholar, a Great Books Guy, a Campus Minister and an Engineer Walk Into Noah …

Last night I saw Darren Aronofsky’s new movie Noah, starring Russel Crowe, with Benedictine friends: a Scripture Scholar, a Mechanical Engineer, our Director of College Ministry
April 6, 2014

Mozilla, Brendan Eich, and the HHS Mandates

Last week Brendan Eich was forced to step down as CEO of Mozilla Corporation because of complaints that, among other things, he had given a contribution
April 8, 2014

Who is responsible for Brendan Eich’s firing? They all are. We all are.

I guess I should feel encouraged that some part of America is still uncomfortable with what happened to Brendan Eich last week. He was forced to