An NC State fan was spotted attending confession for the first time in over a decade after watching the Wolfpack basketball team fall to Clemson 81-70 Saturday afternoon. John Paul Pope, a longtime Wolfpack sports optimist, explained to reporters that the game had shaken his faith in the basketball program. "I've been watching State games … Continue reading State Fan Goes to Confession for First Time in Years After Wolfpack Falls to Clemson
I went to 7:30 Mass this morning, which to many people is crazy. Many people would be right. However, doing so not only fulfills my Sunday obligation as a Catholic, but it also frees up the rest of my day to watch football. Besides, the priest's homilies are shorter and Communion takes about half the … Continue reading Spare the Rod, Spoil the Special-Needs Child?
Anyone else hear about the grand jury report in Pennsylvania regarding sexual abuse by Catholic priests? I don't know about you, but I'm getting a little tired of hearing about the whole sexual-abuse-in-the-clergy thing. Not bury-your-head-in-the-sand tired, but more like gimme-something-to-break-Limp-Bizkit-style tired. As a Catholic (and a human being) I can't help but be appalled … Continue reading What to do about Pedophile Priests