Gross Injustice

Teacher fired, humiliated, arrested–because malware she had no control over sabotaged her computer.  A prosecution witness lied. Prosecutors dragged out case even after that was proven; they finally wrung a “guilty” plea out of her on a “disorderly conduct” charge, because she was simply exhausted from the neverending court battle. It’s an outrageous situation, that…

“Christ-Like” Competition?

At GetReligion, a review of articles about a girls’ basketball game in Dallas. It was a 100-0 blow out, leaving one team crushed and humiliated. The winning team apologized. The winning coach said they had nothing to apologize for. He was then fired.

SSPX: Fellay on Williamson

Fellay is distancing the SSPX from Williamson’s Holocaust denial. But he says nothing about the culture of antisemitism that permeates the society, nor about the sale by SSPX bookstores of The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion.

Stafford on Religious Liberty

On November 13, 2008, Cardinal J. Francis Stafford, head of the Vatican’s Apostolic Penitentiary, gave a speech at the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family in which he discussed the role of religion in public life.  It was an important speech, and critical for understanding contemporary Catholic teachings on religious liberty…