Donald R. McClarey

Cardinal Newman’s Rules for Blogging

  (I first published this on January 18, 2015.  Time to remind myself again as to how blogging should be conducted.)   Blogging can be rough amusement.  I will attempt to keep the Definition of a Gentleman written by Cardinal

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Pewsitter v. Eye of the Tiber!

  (Some down time before the family heads off for Indianapolis and GenCon tomorrow morning.  Had a great time in Kenosha visiting the mother-in-law.  Fascinating visit to the Civil War museum in Kenosha.  Details on Sunday.) Well, Pewsitter and Eye

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Rosica Retreats

      Well, well, well, Father Thomas Rosica has decided not to sue blogger Vox Cantoris after all.  Go here to read all about the original suit threat.  Here is Rosica’s graceless announcement that he is not going to

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Boston Globe Opens Catholic Web Site-What Could Go Wrong?

  (Following up on Tito’s post on Crux, here is my take.) Well, the Boston Globe, uber liberal rag with a well-earned Catholic bashing reputation, is opening a Catholic web site: Boston Globe Media Partners today launched a new website

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Advice to Simcha Fisher

To Hell with You, PewSitter         Picking a fight, go here to read all about it, with PewSitter is a really bad idea. Update:  Mark Shea weighs in with the calm and charitable commentary that has made him famed

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Rebecca Frech Schools Mark Shea on Guns

Mark Shea has a habit of saying that unless people do x, x always being a policy he endorses, they really are not pro-life.  This of course is simply an attempt, at least among pro-lifers, to stop debate on x

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Disturbing

    Father Z bring us a disturbing development from across the pond:   I want everyone to know about this. This was posted at the blog Protect The Pope, which was run by Deacon Nick Donnelly. Diocese of Lancaster’s statement

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Archbishop Chaput and the Media

One of the most irritating aspects of life for faithful American Catholics over the past several decades has been how quiet most of our bishops have been in the face of outrageous attacks on the Church.  Too many of our

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Catholic Blog Argument Fallacies

Thanks to commenter RL for  a truly inspired idea!  Most Catholic bloggers and commenters would like to think they argue like Saint Thomas More in the video clip.  Unfortunately we, and I include myself in that “we”, more often argue

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