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.
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.