Reviews, Critiques, Surveys

Liz Lev on Benedict’s “Light of the World” and Condoms

December 3, 2010

In the recent edition of Zenit.org, my good friend in Rome, Liz Lev, wrote an astute review of Pope Benedict’s interview in the new book Light of the World. She hits the nail on the head — as usual! ROME, DEC. 2, 2010 (Zenit.org).- I’d like to thank the New York Times and other secular [...]

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Pope Benedict Discusses Condoms and the Spread of AIDS

November 22, 2010

What did the Pope Ready Say? Find out the TRUTH before the secular Media spins it into anti-Catholic hype: An excerpt from Light of the World, Peter Seewald’s book-length interview with Pope Benedict XVI From Chapter 11, “The Journeys of a Shepherd,” pages 117-119: The Question the Pope was Asked: “On the occasion of your [...]

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Nice Review of my Booklet

July 6, 2010

I wrote a book entitled We Have A Pope. Here is a nice review. You can buy a copy here.

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“What Bible Commentary Should I Use?”

March 2, 2010

I get this question all the time. I have an answer. A commentary is a book that gives information about passages in the Bible. It follows the text chapter-by-chapter, verse-by-verse and gives definitions, explanations, background material, Church teaching and more on each passage of Scripture. Thanks to Kevin Lay of Scepter Publishers (http://www.scepterpublishers.org/) I have [...]

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The Vatican on Rock Music

February 17, 2010

L’Osservatore Romano ranks the top hits of rock music http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=5465 The Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano has offered its list of the top 10 albums in this history of rock music. The list begins with the Beatles’ Revolver, followed by David Crosby’s If I Could Only Remember My Name and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the [...]

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Another Evangelical Convert to the Catholic Church

January 12, 2010

From Francis Beckwith’s Blog “Return to Rome.” Joshua Betancourt is the co-author of the book with Geisler, Is Rome the True Church?, which came out just last year! The book attempts to debunk the Catholic Church. (I was interested to find out the book frequently quotes me and attempts to argue (poorly) against my book [...]

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Bravo Liz! Booh Pelosi!

January 1, 2010

Critique of Nancy Pelosi’s theological views Great Article and Review! Elizabeth Lev examines the reasoning advanced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her recent <i>Newsweek</I> interview. The title tells the story: “Nancy Pelosi, Catholic Without a Clue.” I am proud to say Liz is a good friend of mine and our local guide when we [...]

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Blind Side

December 27, 2009

If you haven’t gone out to the cinema to see BLIND SIDE yet, then get the your keys and your kids and GO! We saw it today with our daughter Emily and her friend Sean. We were moved to tears again and again. It is a very Catholic movie, though it was not produced by [...]

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“Law & Order” Abortion Episode Outrages Pro-Abortion Groups

October 27, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC, October 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Last Friday’s episode of Law & Order on NBC, entitled “Dignity,” has infuriated pro-abortionists while pleasantly surprising pro-lifers with an unexpectedly even-handed treatment of the issue of abortion. Ripping its plot from recent headlines, “Dignity” begins with the murder of late-term abortionist Dr. Walter Benning (Matthew Boston) during [...]

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“Where the Wild Things Are”: an Excellent Review on a New Movie

October 24, 2009

I read the book as a kid; I read the book to my kids. I have not yet seen the movie; I have not yet taken my grandkids to see the movie, but … … here is a good review of the new movie which makes me want to re-read the book and take the [...]

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Nice Article About Steve in CHN Online

October 10, 2009

To read the nice article, click here.

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G.K. Chesterton Comments on Dan Brown

September 14, 2009

G.K. Chesterton is timeless so why can’t he speak from the grave about such as fool as Dan Brown (DaVinci Code and Angels and Demons)? Click here for Carl Olsen’s “exclusive interview”

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“Bella” Star in a Great Little Movie

September 6, 2009

Janet and I really enjoyed this short 20-minute movie of hope called “The Butterfly Circus.” It is a parable of the ugly caterpillar becoming a beautiful butterfly. It is also a challenge to any who have been left behind or disadvantaged or without hope or meaning. Eduardo Verástegui, from the movie Bella, stars as the [...]

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My Letter to Cancel Newsweek

August 4, 2009

“Dear Editors of Newsweek Magazine: “I am a documentary producer, writer, lecturer, guide for trips around the world. I’ve subscribed to your magazine for many years, but you have drifted soooo far to the Left you’ve become nothing more than Obama’s Rag Sheet. “I’m disgusted with your liberal perspective, your anti-Christian bias, your big government [...]

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Al Kresta on “Michael Jackson the Commodity”

July 15, 2009
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Nuns on the Run

July 2, 2009

I know many wonderful nuns and religious orders (e.g., Sisters of Mary-Mother of the Eucharist and Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity); BUT there are others that scare the “you know what” out of me. The Pope has set up a commission to investigate women religious in the USA and I think it’s about time. Dissident [...]

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