Vatican Incompetence

George Weigel: … the last several weeks of curial chaos, confusion, and incompetence in the wake of the lifting of the excommunications of four Lefebvrist bishops have made clear just how dysfunctional the curia remains in terms of both crisis analysis and crisis management. A curia in which no one in authority had the sense…

Signs of Catholicism at BC

President of Boston College puts crucifixes back on the walls of classrooms. Cardinal Newman Society is happy, but notes some faculty are scandalized (citing BC Observer). The Observer notes that the (re)introduction of Catholic art has been going on for some time, and some of the art has been provided by students, bringing it from…

The 9.7 Trillion Dollar Waste of Money

Just what do these politicians think they are doing? Why don’t they just pay off all our mortgages. Now there would be a boost to the economy? And they might as well. The current plan costs as much as paying off 90% of all mortgages using 9.7 trillion as the real total figure. Imagine. Even…

Patrick Madrid’s Paranoia

Catholic apologist Patrick Madrid is convinced they’re out to get him. He is sure that the US government is preparing secret detention camps to house unruly Catholics who dare to oppose abortion. His source, WND, which says, According to the text of the proposed bill, the purpose of the National Emergency Centers is “to provide…