Category Archives: Religion and faith

Nothing For You, Pokie Lou

PERSONALLY, I did indeed object to Josh Landis blaming Dominic Perrottet’s “Catholic gut” for the Premier’s intention to more rigorously control poker machine gaming in New South Wales. Not because it was sectarian – that would assume protestantism inheres in … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Ethics and morality, Religion and faith | 20 Comments

Two of the finest Catholic journalists on Pell, Zen and goodbyes

■ George Weigel: An evening with two white martyrs. ■ Monica Doumit: The face worn by bigots.

Posted in History, Religion and faith | 2 Comments

What sort of institution would promote chastity in our schools?

Two hints: It costs you a billion dollars a year and has a longstanding fetish for a particular religion.

Posted in Hypocrisy of the left, Media, Religion and faith | 8 Comments

Meanwhile, Mohammedans continue to exterminate Christians

Father Isaac Achi, priest burnt to death after surviving Christmas bombing, gunshot, kidnapping.

Posted in International, Religion and faith | 5 Comments

The Demos Memo: Pell revealed as author of scathing critique

Here it is in full, as it originally appeared last March at the website of Vaticanista Sandro Magister.

Posted in Culture, History, Religion and faith | 39 Comments

Cardinal George Pell

He should be remembered not as a victim but as a fatherly role model and a patron for truth-tellers HUMBLED and inspired. That’s how I feel when I think about George Pell today – not angry about the crimes committed … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, History, Religion and faith | 38 Comments

Nolite Timere

For George Pell, ‘be not afraid’ was more than a motto. It became a test. He passed. Gloriously.

Posted in History, Religion and faith | 39 Comments

History or Harrying?

Benedict XVI is dead. His right-hand man is about to come out swinging. (Thanks to Buccaneer).

Posted in Art, music, letters, History, Religion and faith | 5 Comments

Greatness Confirmed

Benedict XVI was not one of my favourite Catholic churchmen.” – Geraldine Doogue

Posted in History, Religion and faith | 14 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI

WHEN, on 19 April 2005, the cardinal protodeacon of the Catholic Church, Jorge Medina Estévez of Chile, appeared on the loggia of St Peter’s and announced urbi et orbi that Joseph Ratzinger had been elected to succeed Pope John Paul … Continue reading

Posted in History, Religion and faith | 23 Comments

Happy Christmas

From the entire staff, thank you for making the site an enjoyable nook in the net to crew in 2022.

Posted in General, Religion and faith | 27 Comments

The Archbishop’s Deference Becomes A Debacle

ON New Year’s Day, Annastacia Palaszczuk’s Voluntary Assisted Dying laws will come into effect in the Sunshine State. Like her fixated Labor counterparts nationwide, the lately blonde Queensland Premier is at war with Catholicism. Going further than ultra zealot Daniel … Continue reading

Posted in Left-wing extremism, Religion and faith, State politics | 49 Comments

Pope Bergoglio surprised’ the Chinese Communist Party lied

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Their Frigid Rage

Old feminists are now hanging on to their bras and setting fire to books instead. One in particular. THE banning of Christianity by a football club is evil enough. The censoring of Christianity by the Catholic Church is something far … Continue reading

Posted in Left-wing extremism, Religion and faith | 29 Comments

“The views expressed do not represent the Christian position”

Heretic bans the truth: Priest ‘to be taken off Masses’ after Kerry bishop rebukes offensive homily.

Posted in Culture, Left-wing extremism, Religion and faith | 9 Comments

If they lose Sinclair Davidson, you’ll know it’s really serious

Good to see: Archbishop of Melbourne phones 3AW to say he’s done with the Bombers.

Posted in Left-wing extremism, Religion and faith | 40 Comments

The Queen’s Obsequies

Tradition is the latest thing but only the upper case variety can unite and heal Western culture GIVEN that no pope has ever attended the funeral of an English monarch, the current successor of Saint Peter and Vicar of Christ … Continue reading

Posted in History, Religion and faith | 12 Comments

The Trials of Cardinal Zen

DON’T bother looking for a weekly editorial lionising Cardinal Joseph Zen or for a deluxe feature in Vogue. Don’t expect to see his episcopal motto (Ipsi cura est) trending on Twitter either. Unlike à la mode money-launderer, Volodymyr Zelensky – … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom, Religion and faith | 10 Comments