“Huh? I didn’t know that’s what it meant!”

Fr. Michael Pfleger, longtime controversial pastor of St. Sabina’s Catholic Church in Chicago, got more press than he intended when he told a gun-shop owner that they would “snuff” him out. FOX News. Cardinal George’s statement. He claims he didn’t know that “snuff” meant “murder.” His parish webpage shows him furious that anyone would make…

“It’s a major award!”

Kudos to Jessica Cork, Advisor for Educational and Cultural Affairs at the Japanese consulate in Atlanta, for receiving the Yamabiko Award, which Jim notes is “given by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce in Georgia to someone who’s done a great job as a bridge between the Japanese and American communities.” Photos.

Orthodoxy and the Pope

Will there be a reunion between Catholicism and Orthodoxy? Not if the Russian Orthodox can help it, especially when considering the role of the pope. Paul McCain has link to ENI story. Now Rome agrees the Orthodox are apostolic and have a legitimate hierarchy. And the Orthodox and the non-Chalcedonian churches of Egypt and Assyria…

Our Voyeuristic Society

Paul Giesbrecht, Associate Pastor of Life Development and Outreach at Olive Drive Church (Baptist roots) in Bakersfield, CA, confessed to his wife and to his church his porn addiction. He agreed to talk about it on ABC, and to let ABC film a marriage counseling session conducted by Dr. Bethany Marshall. … Marshall is concerned…