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Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat. It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. Ecce hora! Uxor mea me necabit! Look at the time! My wife will kill me! Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est. The designated hitter rule has got to go. Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare. I think some people in togas […]
I haven’t posted here at JA.O for a bit, having been busy with "life stuff"… family, art competitions, inner ear gremlins… but thought I would check in and spout off on a few things just because I can; The Mid Term Elections – This reminds me of an exchange I saw on an episode of […]
For those wanting to check the latest on what’s happening with Pope Benedict in Turkey, Christopher over at Against the Grain has a running roundup, including his upcoming schedule day-by-day. HERE’S THE LINK.
Last week I blogged about Pope Benedict’s forthcoming book about Jesus. The story I referenced had some brief excerpts from the introduction to the book. Now Zenit has posted all of the preface (or as much of it has been made public). HERE ‘TIS. It’s also posted an excerpt from the book’s introduction (it apparently […]
John Allen ("The Other JA") is in the papal entourage for the trip to Turkey and has been blogging extensively about it (allowing for the fact that NCR doesn’t actually seem to call his blog what it is . . . a blog). HERE’S A GENERAL BACKGROUNDER ON THE CHALLENGES FACING THE POPE. And there […]
Yesterday was Torture Day, but today is Pope Benedict Today. As folks likely know, His Most Awesomeness B16 is embarking on a trip to Turkey–which has a lot of folks (me included) nervous. I hope that you will take time to pray for him during this trip, using whatever form of prayer you feel led […]
A reader writes: On last weeks Battlestar Galactica they had to wrestle with whether to commit genocide against the Cylons. Let’s posit that the Cylons are living beings rather than just machines. As we know they have tried to commit genocide against the humans. Would it be just under Catholic teaching to commit genocide against […]
. . . STAN LEE’S PARTNER WAS JACK CHICK INSTEAD OF JACK KIRBY? CHT to the reader who e-mailed!