Bigger Fish to Fry

      The powers that be at the Vatican appear to have what they consider to be bigger issues than trifles like religious liberty or the slaying of the unborn: The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency met

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St. Corbinian’s Bear

    I have been enjoying lately the blog St. Corbinian’s Bear  which wins my vote for most colorfully titled Catholic blog.  Here is its self description: When a bear ate St. Corbinian’s pack horse on a journey to Rome, he

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National Freedom Day

    One hundred and fifty years ago President Lincoln signed the Thirteenth Amendment which had just been passed by Congress.  Unknown to most Americans, it is also National Freedom Day, so proclaimed by President Truman on January 25, 1949.  Here

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The Big Game

  Well, we have looked forward to it all year, and the big game is finally here.  I am of course referring to Puppy Bowl XI!  My Jack Russell Terrier Cali is a huge fan of Animal Planet.  She loves

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Abolitionism and Pro-Life: Failure Precedes Success

Pro-life advocates frequently compare abortion, the great American moral issue of the 20th and 21st centuries, to slavery, the great American moral issue of the 19th century. The pro-life movement (like other movements dedicated to resolving social injustices) often compares

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