For Americans, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate independence with hot dogs and fireworks. There are lots of other fireworks at the U.S. Naval Academy, where three hot-dogging football players stand accused of raping a female Midshipman at an off-campus drinking party.
Just Catholic: Edward Snowden told the world that the government is watching us. Give me a break. If they want my pesto recipe, they can have it.
Just Catholic: The idea that women can maybe be deaconesses without being ordained is a train wreck waiting to happen.
Just Catholic: The promises of cloning science are just that: promises. We should not support them with either free-market or tax dollars.
Just Catholic: Ireland's cleverly titled "Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013" supposedly clarifies current Irish law. It does not. It changes it.
Just Catholic: Don't you find it odd that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issues statements about what it says Pope Francis said to the congregation prefect?
Just Catholic: First Pope Francis got rid of the cufflinks. Next he'll fix the bureaucracy -- or so we hope.
Just Catholic: Can you tell me, what's the deal with everybody wanting guns? The last time I looked out the window, there weren't any British soldiers marching down the street.
Just Catholic: The elephant in the Sistine Chapel is female, and she's not leaving. Will the red and the black and the new white take a chance on her?
Just Catholic: Now that the Academy Awards are over, we can watch the papal election. They look pretty similar on the flat screen, even down to the red shoes.