Category Archives: Culture Wars

The Age of Chaos

The one thing that the presidential election confirmed is that we Americans are a very divided people.  Certainly, this is nothing new. There has never been a national consensus shared by all citizens. The problem is that each side of … Continue reading

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Standing Up to the Bullies

Our Bishop is standing form and supporting our local Catholic High School (see the postbelow) in rescinding a job offer to a man who is in a same sex relationship.  The Bishop released a statement: While we respect all persons and … Continue reading

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The War on Churches on the “Wrong Side of History” Comes to Des Moines

From KCCI, our local CBS affiliate: WEST DES MOINES, Iowa —A local man said he was denied a teaching job because he is gay.Tyler McCubbin said the Dowling Catholic High School president made him an offer, but later revoked it … Continue reading

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“Put No Trust in Princes”

Put no trust in princes, in children of Adam powerless to   save. Who breathing his last, returns to the earth; that day all his planning comes to nothing.Psalm 146:3-4 There is a lot of post election blues and even some … Continue reading

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Can the Clock Be Turned Back on the Sexual Revolution?

Kathleen Jean Lopex interviews Mary Eberstadt on her latest book Adam and Eve After the Pill . Excerpt: Lopez:   Given the seminal event the introduction of the contraceptive pill was, and the ubiquitous nature of contraception in American lives, … Continue reading

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Day One of the Fight for Religious Freedom

Deacon Greg is at the Catholic Media Convention in Indianapolis where Archbishop Chaput gave an address on religious freedom.  First Things has posted the speech. “Here’s my fourth point: Unless we work hard to keep our religious liberty, we’ll lose … Continue reading

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The Age of No Reason

Once again I have neglected this blog for far too long. Why? There isn’t one reason really. It’s a bit of this and that. MS fatigue. Work. Writers block.  Plain lazy. But more than anything else, I am fed up … Continue reading

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