Culture

September 12, 2014

What I Saw at the “In Defense of Christians” Summit

I speak as an eyewitness, not an expert on the politics of the Middle East. Here is how the scene appeared to me. On September 9th
September 15, 2014

The question nobody is asking about the black mass in Oklahoma

First, a brief recap of events: A few weeks ago, a Satanist group announced plans to perform a black mass in Oklahoma using a consecrated host
September 17, 2014
Anonymous Portrait of Robert Bellarmine, c. 1600

Robert Bellarmine and Global Warming

In the popular imagination, Galileo was a courageous champion of Science (YAY!) against the corrupt and backwards Catholic Church. (BOOO!) This simplistic view is attractive to
September 23, 2014

Why Americans Have a Hard Time Accepting Climate ‘Science’

I’ll admit it: I have no idea how much the earth is warming or why. How can I have no idea when it has been repeated
September 24, 2014

The Diabolical Trinity: Divorce, Same-Sex Marriage, and Abortion

Catholic media (especially the outlets of a more liberal persuasion) are whipped into a frenzy about the upcoming Synod of the Family. As we draw closer
September 24, 2014

Las Vegas School District Considers Teaching 5-8 Year Olds About Masturbation

The Clark County School Board is considering changes to its sex education curriculum, including the possibility of teaching five to eight year old children that “touching
September 26, 2014

UPDATED: What I Saw at the O.C. Catholic Prayer Breakfast at Christ Cathedral

More to come on all this, but here’s a taste of what I saw Wednesday and Thursday when I visited the former Crystal Cathedral campus in