Catholic Bishops Respond to The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) recently rejected the traditional definition of marriage in one of their decisions.  Many celebrate this decision.  Even as I write, I am forced to view a rainbow banner across the top of the page, something WordPress has inflicted on all its users.  (If you feel this is…

Caitlyn, MacBeth, and the Baboons

Bruce Jenner is now calling himself Caitlyn.  (Will that get you on a Wheaties box these days?) Gay marriage bells ring the world over.  (If you don’t embrace this change, don’t ask for whom the bell tolls.  It tolls for thee).  Wealthy politicians use class warfare lingo to exploit voters.  (“I’m on your side.  It’s…

The Toothless Gospel

Rob Bell recently came out in support of gay marriage (see his interview here).  While I’m disappointed, I can’t say I’m surprised.  I read Love Wins.  My point isn’t really to talk about Rob Bell.  But his thinking in Love Wins and his support of gay marriage illustrate something about the church that concerns me. …