Saturday, August 29, 2015

Once a Jesuit, Always a Jesuit

Was reflecting over much of what was said during today's retreat -- how much was Latin theology channeled through a (former) Jesuit, and how much was Patristic?

Q&A with Paul Weyrich

Friday, August 28, 2015

Tom Woods Reviews Conservative Heroes

A Missing History of Conservatism
Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Shaped America, From Jefferson to Reagan, Garland S. Tucker III, ISI Books, 224 pages

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Centrality of the Family to Politics

Properties of Blood: Preface by Thomas Fleming

Available online while the work is in progress; it will be taken down once it is ready to be published in paper. May he finish the book!

Korea's Little Sister to Play a Mother?

Moon Geun Young becomes a mother for her latest movie:

Posted by Soompi on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

He'll Probably Be Underappreciated

Ahn Sung-ki tries out Hollywood:What are your thoughts on Korean actors venturing into Hollywood films?

Posted by Soompi on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

More Lecturing

Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, Permanent Observer of the Holy See at the UN in Geneva, says "We are at the end of an historical cycle."

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

More Papal Furniture, This Time from a Special Source

This definitely qualifies as a human interest story according to secular standards.

The inmates and guards at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Northeast Philadelphia have carved Pope Francis a chair ahead of his visit to the facility next month. Lots of great pictures at the link.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Another one...

The chair Pope Francis will use during the Mass at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on 25 September is one of...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

More Feminism Lite

Vatican Radio spoke to author and theologian Tina Beattie, who teaches Catholic Studies and heads a research centre for...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Pope John Paul I

On Annulments

Fr. Z: ASK FATHER: Does a declaration of nullity mean a marriage never existed?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Man Behind the Planned Parenthood Videos

In this special edition of Ancient Faith Today, Kevin speaks, in this extensive interview, with David Daleiden, the...

Posted by Ancient Faith Radio on Monday, August 24, 2015
CWR Blog: Revisiting the Pope's "Mexican interview" by James V. Schall, S.J.
Many of Francis' remarks in a March 6th interview—on immigration, poverty, politics, and the Synod—are especially interesting in light of the approaching papal visit to the U.S.
August 25, 2015 06:18 EST

A Strike Against Gentrification

Counterpunch: An Affordable Housing Victory: High-End San Francisco Development Implodes by Carl Finamore

Monday, August 24, 2015

Does NK Take Her Seriously?

South Korea’s Draft Dodging Female President Tries To Play War Using Male-Only Conscripts

Like other women who have held power in the past (queens, presidents), she got her position because she was related to prominent males, not because she worked her way up the male hierarchy from the bottom as an equal.

Stints by female celebrities on Real Men are not enough; let them do it for real.

An Altar and Chairs

The altar Pope Francis will use for his September Mass in Washington, DC, arrived this week at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Saturday, August 22, 2015

Here is a a glimpse of the altar furniture that will be used by Pope Francis in Washington, D.C., in September.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Saturday, August 22, 2015

When Pope Francis visits the United States next month he will be sitting in chairs made in Maine!

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Saturday, August 22, 2015

Commemorative Stone

A stone was placed in a ceremonial plaza in downtown Seoul on Sunday to commemorate Pope Francis' visit to South Korea...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Monday, August 24, 2015

Papal Ecumenism

Pope Francis has sent greetings to a synod of the Waldensian and Methodist Church.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Monday, August 24, 2015

Official Website for the Papal Visit

The official Papal Visit to New York website is up and running!

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Monday, August 24, 2015

Have you seen the Vatican website's page for Pope Francis' trip to Cuba, the United States, and the United Nations?

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Monday, August 24, 2015