Tag Archive: catholicism

social safety nets

Give a man a welfare check, a free cell phone, free internet, cash for his clunker, food stamps, section 8 housing, Medicaid, ninety-nine weeks of free unemployment, and he will vote Democrat the… Continue reading

confusing labels

There’s much to be made of the ‘pro-life’ and ‘pro-choice’ handy-sized labels that tell us nothing of the actual issues. I was surprised to find an anti-abortion cartoon playing on these labels to be… Continue reading

a bloody mess

The illustrious Tradition of the Church, which includes the likes of Augustine, Aquinas, and Teresa of Avila …. In my current little corner of the world there are a few odd religions taking… Continue reading

the abstinence myth – adolescents vs priests

Zero percent of those who abstain will be pregnant. I know it’s not a popular thing to admit in certain circles, but I am an animal. And I have lots in common with… Continue reading

comment of the month

In response to some kind words uttered by the man who is now the new Catholic Pope, I did a short post on abortion yesterday.  I got the usual dig in about the… Continue reading

thoughts on the new pope

There’s an interesting form of discrimination here in Argentina that I’d forgotten about. Ageism. I don’t know what it’s like in the rest of the world, but in the UK you can’t employ… Continue reading

serious questions

What do you do when you stumble across a blog of a sex-obsessed Catholic divulging the details of their daily struggle with porn?  Before any jokes roll in, it’s not titillating – it’s a seriously… Continue reading