Apropos of the ongoing coverage of the ‘torture debate’, particularly between various Catholic bloggers, I’d like to draw attention to the following clarification by Fr. Brian Harrison concerning his earlier remarks on the subject. (HT: Mark Shea).
Appropos of last week’s torture post, some additional discussions on the web: EWTN and torture Mollie Wilson O’Reilly picks up the story (Commonweal February 19, 2010). Torture, Conscience, and the Tortured Conscience Mike Potemra (NRO‘s “The Corner” February 18, 2010)
Writing at Vox Nova, the author known as “Morning’s Minion” has published a post calling for consistency in the application of canon 915 — the denial of Holy Communion to those who “obstinately persevere in manifest grave sin” — in
There’s a new blog in town — “The Coalition for Clarity” — founded by Red Cardigan (And Sometimes Tea), with inspiration from Mark Shea; you can review their founding principles here. Who could be a part of the Coalition for
Salvete AC readers! Here are today’s Top Picks in the Catholic world: 1. Mark Shea has accused the pro-life anti-abortion torture defenders for creating the ‘nightmare’ of Patriot Act abuse. A homeschooled kid was arrested under suspicion of sending death threats to President
The Pandora’s box that President Obama has opened with the release of the torture memo’s has caused quite a stir in the Catholic blogosphere. Nonetheless the stealth Catholic, comedian Stephen Colbert, has geniusely made a humorous rendition of the logic
Questions about President Obama's executive orders on the incarceration and interrogation of detainees
The big news of this week: Obama’s first executive orders were not the reversal of the Mexico City Policy (as every major media source and not a few bloggers had predicted, and for which Obama waited until Friday) but the