The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

POPE BENEDICT XVI RESIGNS

The 86-year-old head of the Roman Catholic Church has announced he will retire effective Feb. 28, citing poor health. UPDATE: In a statement, Pope Benedict writes: “After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate […]

From the NTTAWWT Files: Feds Arrest Transvestite Priest for Dealing Meth

Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That: The Catholic priest busted for allegedly dealing crystal meth was suspended after church officials discovered he was a cross-dresser who was having sex in the rectory at Bridgeport’s St. Augustine Cathedral. . . . Monsignor Kevin Wallin was relieved of his duties in May, but the Roman Catholic […]

The Truth and Its Enemies

Last Friday, Pope Benedict gave a Christmas address, in which he raised serious issues about the role of marriage in society: So it became clear that the question of the family is not just about a particular social construct, but about man himself — about what he is and what it takes to be authentically […]

Naked Celebrity News Update (Or, the Parable of the Prodigal Upskirt)

Because I’m trying not to offend the Pope — he’s on Twitter now, and I’m still hoping to get a “Follow Friday” shout-out — I resisted the temptation to headline this item “Anne Hathaway Upskirt,” although I decided it wouldn’t hurt to use that as the URL. It seems that at this week’s premiere of Les […]

As Predicted: Now That Obama Is Losing, Democrats Play the Mormon Card

Am I shocked? Not really, although the details are so despicably evil that President Obama himself should be required to denounce it: Just a week ago, I reported a call from an Obama supporter received by a Catholic in Pennsylvania. The caller, identifying herself as Catholic, insisted Obama was not pro-abortion and Planned Parenthood did […]

Sandra Fluke Flunks on MSNBC

Well-known Georgetown University “women’s issues” expert Sandra Fluke was asked on MSNBC to comment about a recent case in which an Indiana woman was fired from her job teaching at a Catholic school because she had undergone in-vitro fertilization treatments. To which Fluke’s answer could be summarized briefly as, “Duh.”

Nuns for Santorum

Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist pose for a photo with Rick Santorum in Lincoln Park, Michigan, Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 TROY, Michigan It’s gonna be kind of hard for Mitt Romney to compete with Rick Santorum in terms of his straight-out appeal to Catholic voters in Michigan. At last night’s Lenten fish […]

Obama’s Contraceptive Disinformation

Some readers may wonder why I haven’t published anything about the battle over mandatory contraceptive coverage under ObamaCare. Basically, it’s because every time I try to do it, I tend to write a couple of thousand words before discarding the draft. However, yesterday I was CC’d on an e-mail that some crazy woman sent to multiple […]

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