Category Archives: The Blogosphere

Emangelization

A few years ago, my mother recounted an experience from her youth. I had not been aware she was a performing musician. I did know she was a marvelous singer, as my dad had preserved a few songs they recorded … Continue reading

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Curious Case Concludes

Grant Gallicho’s series on Carlos Urrutigoity concludes at dotCommonweal today. You may recall that famous renegade priest who peppered an experience of sleeping with male teens and men within a career as a self-styled rigorist within traditional Catholicism. The man surfaced … Continue reading

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Open Friday: Lights, Archery, Biblical Literalism, and Your Stuff

I don’t have a Twitter feed–at least not one I use for personal stuff. So I have little patience for those small microblogs called tweets. But maybe I can use these open threads (Friday, maybe–my day off usually–when I can … Continue reading

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Connections

It wasn’t quite true that the conservative blogosphere was totally school-silent about those American sisters getting that high-B from Rome. At dotCommonweal, Mollie Wilson O’Reilly scratches a bit on two familiar names. Ex-Catholic Rod Dreher, unhinged now and then since … Continue reading

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More Thoughts On Women Religious

Conservative Catholic sites and blogs have been largely mute on today’s final report on women religious in the US. I take that as a good sign. I think it is time for this particular battleground to be closed. Hopefully for … Continue reading

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Cold Are The People

Anthony Esolen helps LifeSiteNews break into music reviewing here. He flexes his chops as an English professor, but really: music is more than its text. I won’t say anything about the intentions of the composer and author, or about his … Continue reading

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Open Thread For Fundamentalists and Atheists

… and you know who you are … Over ten years and ten-thousand posts, and it could have occurred to me earlier to post a thread for open commentary. It has also occurred to me that long discussions with fundamentalists … Continue reading

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