Author: Jana Bennett

Ooooo- an NFP Post, Part II

Apologies for the blog silence – I did hope to post Part II yesterday, but Part II ended up being too long (as you might imagine). So this post only deals with one ‘point of collusion’ as I mentioned in Part I and is...

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Oooo – an NFP Post… Part I

Or maybe not – at least, not in the way people might expect… I’m sure some readers have noticed a distinct, and perhaps surprising, lack of discussion about Catholic teachings against artificial contraception since this blog...

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Diplomacy, Vatican Style

I’m liking what the Catholic News Service is dishing out today regarding the Vatican’s diplomatic corps: If the outside world imagines Vatican diplomacy as Machiavellian realpolitik, the pope sees it differently. The...

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The Practice of Wearing Clothes

The Guardian yesterday had an article about dress codes in Iran. In the summer, it seems, women seek cooler clothing than their hijab permits, and men gravitate toward shorts. All of these are banned clothing, which has led Iran...

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