Month: June 2005


Stem-Cell Fraud

Scientists admit that the miracle of embryonic stem-cell cures was oversold. James Thomson, the Wisconsin biologist who was the first to isolate embryonic stem cells, admitted that embryonic stem-cell research was oversold. He said cures from this research may not be available for another 10 or 20 years. Gee, imagine that: doctors and scientists lying …


Liturgical Rants

Thanks to RomanCatholicBlog, I found this essay on abused liturgy by one of my heroes, Fr. James Schall, author of “Another Sort of Learning.” Father’s Day, we attended Mass with my in-laws, including my wife’s grandfather, in Illinois. Instead of a homily, the priest decided to (ab)use that portion of the Holy Sacrifice to conduct …