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Daily Archives: April 2nd, 2011

On the Morality of Tattoos

  THE REV. James Jackson, FSSP, of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Littleton, Colorado, offered his reflections on the subject of tattoos to his congregation in his parish bulletin last year. He wrote: If the tattoo extols what is base or ugly (remember beauty is not in the eye of the beholder, but is an objective reality), then it […]


Women Doctors Change the Culture of Medicine

  WOMEN, because of their natural empathy, make better doctors than men. An article in today’s New York Times illustrates why this widely-held belief is false. The entry of large numbers of women into the medical profession has diminished the level of dedication and personal care. Doctors who are mothers are empathetic. But they are empathetic to their children too. They don’t want to work […]

On Friendship that Comes and Goes

  RESPONDING to the discussion in this entry about a high school student being taunted by friends, Paul writes: No, no, no. No way should this boy allow his “friends” to bully him. He should make these guys respect him or drop them. For example, I had a longtime close friend who had become more and […]