For the Credulous …

John Paul II waving from a fire? What separates this from the various apparition claims in moldy bread, rotten potatoes, tree trunks and reflections is that the source isn’t a little old lady in East Podunkville, but the director of the Vatican News Service. Ecclesiastes 9:5, 10.

Did California Ban “Mom” and “Dad” from Schools?

WorldNetDaily reports that the Governator has signed a pair of bills with some bizarre provisions. The bills are AB 394 and SB 777. AB 394 purports to protect students from “hate motivated incidents” by checking how schools are complying with and educating staff, students, and parents regarding existing laws. WND (and others, including Sean Hannity…

Curran in Austin

Bishop Greg Aymond of the Catholic Diocese of Austin is upset that St. Edwards University in Austin has invited liberal theologian Fr. Charles Curran to speak as part of a series named after Aymond’s predecessor, Bishop John McCarthy. The topic: The Life and Legacy of Pope John XXIII. Curran has been teaching at Southern Methodist…

Kay Bailey Hutchison on the Armenian Genocide

Here’s a response I got from Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, asking her to support US recognition of the Armenian genocide: Thank you for contacting me regarding the historical conflict between the Turkish and Armenian peoples. I welcome your thoughts and comments on this issue. There have been too many instances in history in which regional,…

Joel Osteen

Internet Monk reviews Joel Osteen’s recent “60 Minutes” appearance. As much as I would like to join those who say that Osteen is a simpleton who doesn’t know what he’s doing, a close examination will show that at every point where there is a choice between being part of the church or departing into heresy,…