Our Boosters are matching gifts up to $45,000. We have $32,467 to go. Your gift today will count twice!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

hot potato

By Diogenes (articles ) | Mar 05, 2010

What was the first thought that came into your head when you woke up this morning?

Of course. I know. I was thinking the same thing:

When will the Vatican finally take a stand on the genetically modified potato?

The inexplicable silence of the teaching magisterium on this pressing moral issue is an embarrassment to Catholics everywhere, who are forced to explain to their neighbors why the Vatican has failed to issue a clear directive.

You can be sure of this: If the folks who run the USCCB were in charge, they wouldn't have missed the opportunity to issue a press release.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($117,141 to go):
$150,000.00 $32,858.98
78% 22%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 3 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: garedawg - Mar. 10, 2010 1:24 AM ET USA

    Is Mr. Potato-Head a human person with inherent dignity and an inner life?

  • Posted by: kaypriddy6060 - Mar. 05, 2010 8:54 PM ET USA

    I always appreciate your wit, the present piece not excepted. However, on closer examination, I think you will find that this sort of tampering can be quite serious indeed.

  • Posted by: - Mar. 05, 2010 2:38 PM ET USA

    The Democratic Party is seriously worried about the danger of an okra schism.

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Contentious Spirits, Beware! 9 hours ago
And here's another very old story: the secular media don't understand Catholic affairs October 29
How not to be persuasive October 29
Francis the Man, Francis the Pope October 28
Clarifying what it might mean for a pope to wish to change Catholic doctrine October 28

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Key synod report calls for 'gradualism' in Church response to irregular family situations CWN - October 13
As synod concludes, bishops issue message, approve document; Pope weighs in CWN - October 20
Synod of Bishops opens with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica CWN - October 6