The Bishops and Public Policy

Speakers debate U.S. bishops’ role in addressing U.S. social policy. Unfortunately, no one addressed the really important issue–Did not the bishops in their economic and other pastorals overstep, and intrude into the domain of the lay apostolate?

Free Pancakes at IHOP

Free short stack at IHOP a week from today on what they call National Pancake Day ( in parentheses they say, “also known as Mardi Gras, or Shrove Tuesday”). All we ask is that you consider making a donation to support local children’s hospitals through Children’s Miracle Network, or other local charities.

Divergent views

Liberal Seventh-day Adventist Johnny Ramirez, writing at the Spectrum Blog (associated with the liberal Association of Adventist Forums), is shocked at the “divergent views on the abortion debate” being advanced by “Amazing Facts,” a long established Adventist apologetics organization. They are speaking in “opposition to well respected Adventist perspectives,” he says. Now I find it…

The Vagina Monologues

This is the time of year when Eve Ensler’s play, The Vagina Monologues, is read on many college campuses around the country. The Cardinal Newman Society has made a name for itself by protesting those Catholic college campuses where it is read. Some comments on the subject: Paul Cat and Christina Dehan are against it,…