March 2011

Properly catechized Catholics know that, when we have committed mortal sins, we are obliged to confess them, how many times we committed them, and any circumstances that affect the moral species of the act (e.g., stealing from a church is different than ordinary stealing because of the element of sacrilege is involved, ditto for lying […]

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Here's a little Fringe speculation. For those who have not seen any of Season 3, waiting for it to come out on DVD/BlueRay, don't worry. This post won't spoil anything. It's just my putting together a few pieces from Seasons 1 and 2 and guessing at something that may be revealed at some point in […]

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Pope Benedict’s remarks concerning Jewish individuals in his recent book Jesus of Nazareth (vol. 2) (GET IT HERE! GET IT HERE!) have attracted considerable attention. For example, the book contains a passage which some have interpreted as saying that the Church should not seek to convert Jewish individuals. It is not at all clear to […]

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A reader writes: I've got my brain in a crunch.  If death, disease, pain and suffering entered the world because of the first sin, then how would one best reconcile the deaths of all the Dinosaurs and other preceding animal throughout time up until the point that God first breathed life into Man and then […]

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A reader writes: Mr. Akin, You wrote last year about meat on the Solemnity of St. Joseph even though it was a feast day. http://www.jimmyakin.org/2010/03/happy-meateating-friday.html Would this apply to the Solemnity of the Annunciation this Friday, March 25? Yes, it does. The Annunciation is a solemnity, according to the General Roman Calendar (I'm linking to Wikipedia […]

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Like many bloggers, I’ve been getting requests for information on the situation with Father John Corapi. I don’t know him personally, and I don’t have any insider information, so that leaves me in the same position as everyone else: trying to figure out the situation based on the information that is available. I’ve looked at […]

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I'm working on getting The Fathers Know Best available on Nook. As a test, I uploaded this short story for Nook (the same one I used to test the software for Kindle). If you'd like to test things on your end, feel free to download it! It's only 99 cents. BTW, the story was reviewed […]

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Over on Facebook, someone writes: So which church father (or any saint, I suppose) has the coolest super hero name? If you want cool superhero names, I'd broaden it beyond just saints and church Fathers, because some historical figures have some really cool superhero names. Here are some of my favorites: Johann Wessel (d. 1489) […]

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