American Justice

A soldier rescued two women being beat up–the abuser went free, the soldier was arrested. When the soldier asked the judge to release him on his own recognizance to speak to his commander, the judge raised his bond from $20K to $50K. Should he have just called the police, waiting for them twiddling his thumbs…

Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday

Pope Benedict spoke in Austria of the need to protect Sunday–and said Christians should see it as a memorial of creation. CNS Report. Text is posted here. “Sine dominico non possumus!” Without the gift of the Lord, without the Lord’s day, we cannot live …. … Sunday is also the Church’s weekly feast of creation…

McCanns Go Home

The McCann family has returned home to Britain to defend themselves against Portuguese suspicians (soon to be charges) that they killed their daughter. Under Portuguese law, if you are charged, you are forbidden to say anything in public in your own defense, so they’ve gone home so that they can freely speak of their outrage…