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Catholic Stand: Why Do We Still Expect Marital Fidelity?
The fallout from the  Ashley Madison “data dump”  has only begun. Much of the media attention has focused on  B-list celebrity Josh Duggar , from  his parents’ broken hearts  to the  inevitable amateur long-distance psychoanalysis  and  condemnations of the...
The fallout from the Ashley Madison “data dump” has only begun. Much of the media attention has focused on B-list celebrity Josh Duggar, from his parents’ broken hearts to the inevitable amateur long-distance psychoanalysis a...
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Altruism Without a Chest
© United Feature Syndicate. It almost sounds like the plot of an absurdist comedy written by the team that brought us Revenge of the Nerds: Computer scientists gather to combat global poverty, only to become increasingly obsessed with interstellar travel an...
© United Feature Syndicate. It almost sounds like the plot of an absurdist comedy written by the team that brought us Revenge of the Nerds: Computer scientists gather to combat global poverty, only to become increasingly obs...
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Pope Francis’ orthodoxy continues to startle
Once again, Pope Francis has gotten people talking excitedly about changes in the Catholic Church by saying basically the same things his predecessors have said. If there’s anything positive about the “progressive pope” narrative frame, it gets the media to...
Once again, Pope Francis has gotten people talking excitedly about changes in the Catholic Church by saying basically the same things his predecessors have said. If there’s anything positive about the “progressive pope” narra...
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Consequentialism and the Planned Parenthood videos
If you learn anything about the law — and I’ll freely confess I’m not a lawyer — you learn that the way a statute is written is very, very, very important. The simpler a clause is written, the more it leaves open to interpretation. Katie M. Geary of the Bec...
If you learn anything about the law — and I’ll freely confess I’m not a lawyer — you learn that the way a statute is written is very, very, very important. The simpler a clause is written, the more it leaves open to interpret...
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I can't believe they want to check out investigate the people that made these videos ,when wrong is right!!!
Everything is the devil does is the complete opposite The thing with the mirror,I am not going to elaborate because somethings are better for you not to know.
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Earth 2.0 "bad news for God"? Only if you’re a fundamentalist
Catholic apologists have a saying: “Scratch an atheist, find a fundamentalist.” That’s because many atheists, like funamentalists, believe that Christian dogma is dictated by Scripture alone, with a slight twist — if you can disprove any part of it on scien...
Catholic apologists have a saying: “Scratch an atheist, find a fundamentalist.” That’s because many atheists, like funamentalists, believe that Christian dogma is dictated by Scripture alone, with a slight twist — if you can ...
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Wherein Your Humble Blogger confesses he erred ... but not by much
David Bentley Hart, not a Pluralist. Last week, after reading about a paper done by Orthodox theologian David Bentley Hart , I wrote an article defending the doctrines of Final Judgment and Hell against what I thought was universalism , which I defined as t...
David Bentley Hart, not a Pluralist. Last week, after reading about a paper done by Orthodox theologian David Bentley Hart, I wrote an article defending the doctrines of Final Judgment and Hell against what I thought was uni...
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The Inconsistency Fallacy
A particular informal argument pattern, which I call the inconsistency fallacy , is becoming more common in culture-war battles. The inconsistency fallacy goes something like this: Advocate A holds position on policy p 1 , which (presumably) has quality q ....
A particular informal argument pattern, which I call the inconsistency fallacy, is becoming more common in culture-war battles. The inconsistency fallacy goes something like this: Advocate A holds position on policy p1...
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Thanks from the Kingdom of God Sisters! Let’s do it again!
Image © Anthony S. Layne. Hey, folks! We got a “thank you” card from Kim Brown of the Kingdom of God Sisters ! You’ll remember that the KGS is the start-up second-order religious group on whose behalf I wrote last month . (I also kicked in a little of my ow...
Image © Anthony S. Layne. Hey, folks! We got a “thank you” card from Kim Brown of the Kingdom of God Sisters! You’ll remember that the KGS is the start-up second-order religious group on whose behalf I wrote last month. (...
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The Chittister Challenge
(Image source: Single Parenting .) Sister Joan Chittister, OSB, is arguably the Church in
America’s best-known “Spirit of Vatican II” relic, a visible reminder of why so
many orders of nuns are failing. The Limousine Left loves Sr. Joan not only because
she...
(Image source: Single Parenting.) Sister Joan Chittister, OSB, is arguably the Church in America’s best-known “Spirit of Vatican II” relic, a visible reminder of why so many orders of nuns are failing. The Limousine Left lov...
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An Irish Catholic’s Look at White People
Jose Antonio Vargas with two unnamed men. (© 2015 MTV.) At first, I was reluctant to watch the MTV
documentary White People . I’d
seen a trailer for it a couple of weeks before, which gave me the impression
that a good portion of it was white college kids s...
Jose Antonio Vargas with two unnamed men. (© 2015 MTV.) At first, I was reluctant to watch the MTV documentary White People. I’d seen a trailer for it a couple of weeks before, which gave me the impression that a good portio...
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Progressive fundamentalism and gay wedding cakes
On July 17 on the Patheos blog Unfundamentalist Christians,
a blog dedicated to repackaging Christianity for greater feminist and LGBT
friendliness, guest contributor April Kelsey ’s
bio proclaims her goal to be “to put the final nail in fundamentalist
Chri...
On July 17 on the Patheos blog Unfundamentalist Christians, a blog dedicated to repackaging Christianity for greater feminist and LGBT friendliness, guest contributor April Kelsey’s bio proclaims her goal to be “to put the fi...
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Reflections on Simon Wiesenthal's The Sunflower
WWII German soldiers' graves. If you had been a Jewish concentration-camp resident and slave laborer, and a dying Waffen SS soldier asked you for forgiveness for the one atrocity in which he'd participated, would you be able to do it? That's the question Si...
WWII German soldiers' graves. If you had been a Jewish concentration-camp resident and slave laborer, and a dying Waffen SS soldier asked you for forgiveness for the one atrocity in which he'd participated, would you be able...
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They call me "Mister Layne"! ... But "Tony" will do.
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Catholic blogger, wage slave, Knight of Columbus, erring and penitent disciple of Christ.
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Blogger, Outside the Asylum and The Impractical Catholic
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