Monthly Archives: May 2012

An Interview with Father Patrick Reardon (Part II)

Continuing the interview from Monday’s post. Last part coming Friday. In the 20th century, the Catholic Church has given serious thought to its relationship with the Jews and attempted to make amends and articulate a philosemitic theology. What has kept … Continue reading

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An Interview with Father Patrick Reardon (Part I)

A couple of months ago I had the privilege of speaking with Father Patrick Reardon – an Orthodox priest and scholar, editor of Touchstone magazine, and former Trappist monk no doubt familiar to many of you. I will post the interview here … Continue reading

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The Minority Report

Not to make too stark a transition from babies to homosexuals, but – I really liked what Eve Tushnet wrote in response to the question of why, as a Catholic faithful to Church teaching, she continues to self-identify as gay. … Continue reading

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Jews, Christians, and Babies

The secular culture would like us to believe that the Christian opposition to abortion is just another one of those strange, misogynistic,  anti-scientific hang-ups of the Church. This view has always seemed to me thoroughly contrived: how can a position … Continue reading

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Israel Writes a Great Letter

I have been experiencing some serious writer’s-block, trying to come up with my first post after more than a month-long absence. Then the Israeli government (or was it the police department?) did something so priceless that I figured I don’t … Continue reading

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