Annulments and the Catholic Church

Our Sunday Visitor had an article on “Top 10 Annulment Myths.” It provoked this response from Bai Macfarlane (divorced in scandalous fashion by her Catholic celebrity husband, Bud). For more about Bai and her struggle to save her own marriage and the marriages of others, see Mary’s Advocates.

There Be Dragons

I don’t care what the critics say … I liked “There Be Dragons.” As in “The Mission,” Joffe juxtaposes two contrasting characters. He portrays men of faith (Fr. Gabriel in “The Mission” and Josemaria Escriva, here) sympathetically, without Hollywood cynicism. He may not be a believer, but he creates believable stories in which people of…

Navy Does About Face

Navy Chief of Chaplains rescinds policy that would have permitted chaplains to perform gay marriages in chapels if permitted by state law. This now causes other problems, as I see it. Chaplains of liberal denominations that permit gay marriage will be able to argue that chapels are available for all other religious rituals, but not…