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Daily Archives: May 16th, 2011

A Tux, A Gown, Lots of Pictures – and Pizza

  READERS of this blog know that history is divided into various phases: the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment and now, the Age of Pizza. A teenager I know is a student at one of the fanciest prep schools in the country. He recently attended his senior prom. No expense was spared for the event, which was held in a […]

An Accepting Family

  ERIC writes, in response to the entry “When a Daughter is a Lesbian:” I had a grade school chum once who grew up into a homosexual man after I had moved away and dropped out of touch. I returned to my boyhood town and inquired about him.

A Scandal Waiting to Happen

  AT Galliawatch, a blog which reports the latest in French news, Tiberge writes about the sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund who has been accused of attacking a hotel maid in New York City. She writes: In a culture weakened by so much rot, Strauss-Kahn is just another symptom. But the problem is […]

Is Blogging Immoral?

  IN A brief essay titled ”The Internet and the Dangers to the Soul,” the Rev. James Jackson discusses the spiritual dangers of blogging. The essay appeared in 2007 in the parish bulletin of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Littleton, Colorado. Father Jackson’s bulletin inserts often include interesting meditations on moral and cultural questions. His essay on tattoos was previously featured […]