Just Catholic: The Vatican's preparatory document for the synod on the family gets to women after 300 words. Among matters of concern are "forms of feminism hostile to the Church."
Just Catholic: "Captain Phillips" tells the sad story of teenaged boys who did the unthinkable to overcome their poor backgrounds and paid with tragedy.
Just Catholic: The movement to get God out of the public square is more than tiresome. Even in other matters, armchair Constitutionalists are getting out of hand.
Just Catholic: America magazine in its English translation of Pope Francis' interview made a huge mistake and left out two crucial sentences.
Just Catholic: Any schoolteacher knows what to do when the boys are playing with matches: You take away the matches.
Just Catholic: Asia Bibi has been in jail for almost four years after drinking from the wrong well. It's sick.
Just Catholic: Phyllis wonders, "Am I the only person on the planet who thinks Pope Francis said 'yes' to women as deacons?"
Just Catholic: It's a tough day for a saint when the halo goes. That's what's happened to Saints Cyril and Methodius, ninth-century missionaries to the Slavs.
Just Catholic: For the summer afternoons of the Vatican II crowd, there are some good reads out there to displace thoughts of Medicare.
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.