Category Archives: The Blogosphere

Not All Are Satisfied

One might say that no one is. I was cruising a few Mother Angelica tributes, and I found two offering interesting contrasts. At PrayTell, they couldn’t get right the spelling of one of her favorite foils in the episcopacy. But … Continue reading

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KofC: Crux of the Matter

A day or two ago I was noticing PewSitter crowing over the Crux site getting dropped by the secular media. John Allen: We are thrilled with this partnership with the Knights of Columbus. The Knights are one of the most … Continue reading

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Who’s a Fundie?

Catholic blogger pokes the hornet’s nest. Watch the fur fly. We should separate the paranoid hate mongers from the rest of the traditionalists. They are not traditionalists. They are Protestant fundamentalists wearing traditionalist Catholic clothes. No, I think they’re Catholics. … Continue reading

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Facebook Is The New Chocolate

Checking my fb feed this morning and lots of friends are planning to run silent the next several weeks. I used to refrain from reading and commenting, but this blog has always been running daily, mostly. Laudato Si’ will return … Continue reading

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From Another Camp

It can be hard not to attribute human qualities to institutions. Corporations–some of them, anyway–strive to put a human face on their interactions from lofty perches. Others embrace the robocall. Those voices have inflections, but they don’t answer my questions. … Continue reading

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Persistence of Bad Vision

I continue to be amazed at the persistent misreading of the John Jay Report by many online Catholics. Just recently, a priest blogger offered an off-hand comment that “most of the sex abuse by priests was against young men.” I … Continue reading

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Patheos Catholic Imploding?

Anybody who follows that consortium know what’s going down with Patheos? I knew the Anchoress got a job with another media effort. Is she taking all her pet bloggers with her? Mark Shea said he’s just too busy these days … Continue reading

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