Polish Priest Denies Antisemitism

Fr. Tadeusz Rydzyk of Radio Maryja denies he’s antisemitic, and is backed by his superior. Well, rarely do you meet an antisemite who accepts the term. Catholic antisemites like the SSPX will play word games and restrict the term, in their definition, to racial theories, and then say that since they have theological objections to…

On Tolerance

I was just sent this link to a commentary by Carol Quillen and Jill Carroll of the Boniuk Center for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance at Rice University (I serve on the advisory board) regarding the recent Senate prayer by a Hindu that was disrupted by fundamentalist Christians.

Allies of Al-Qaeda?

A fellow named Frank Pastore opines: “Why Al Qaeda Supports the Emergent Church.” The emergent church is an ally in the war against radical Islam–al Qaeda’s ally. Not in the sense they are supplying bullets and bombs to Osama, of course, but in the sense they are weakening our conviction to fight. If those in…