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Joshua Bowman

Joshua Bowman joined in full communion with the Catholic Church in 2010 after many years in the spiritual wilderness. He recently moved from his beloved native Virginia to Columbus, Ohio with his growing family and writes on religion, politics, history, and geographical curiosities in these pages and on his personal blog, The Prolix Patriot.

Recent Posts

Pope Francis the Liberator

Did Pope Francis Support Civil Unions?

Well, no. Actually he didn't do anything of the kind. Of course, the liberal media will never let the truth get in the way of a good story. Here's what CNN wrote yesterday: Pope Francis reaffirmed th... More

Saint Patrick Lighting the Pascal Fire on the Hill of Slane by Victor Waldré, c. 1801

Banned in Boston?

All is not well in Beantown. The South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade is the latest target in the LGBT bullying campaign to destroy freedom of expression. The Allied War Veterans of South Boston ha... More

A Pride Flag

True Colors

With the successful campaign to smear and intimidate the supporters of Arizona Senate Bill 1062 into silence, we have seen the true colors of modern liberalism: it is a totalitarian movement which see... More

Still from "Medicine Man" (1992) starring Sean Connery

Spiritual Environmentalism: Protecting the Marriage Ecosystem

What can a tree frog teach us about marriage? Ideological environmentalism would seem like an unlikely place to look for inspiration for social conservatives. It is an understatement to say that group... More

Change We Can Believe In?

President Ecclesiastes?

Buried amidst the wall-to-wall coverage of pressing national issues like Michael Sam’s coming out party and Chris Christie’s traffic jam, the Obama Administration has announced that it will be de... More

Grandma's Birthday by "Brenner," 19th Century

Saving Social Security and Marriage–and the World!

During his State of the Union address, President Obama made the obligatory reference to “equal pay for equal work” as part of a larger public debate which has been going on for some time now. Ther... More

The Seal of Virginia

A Majority of One

Andrew Jackson famously never said, “One man with courage makes a majority.” Yesterday, the new Attorney General of Virginia, Mark Herring, announced that he has decided he is no longer bound to d... More

A Deserted Neighborhood

The Invisible War

In the year 1973, the Cold War was at its height. The United States and the Soviet Union possessed enough nuclear weapons to destroy the earth several times over. Fortunately, Nixon’s policy of dét... More

41 Years of Roe v Wade

How Far We’ve Come

For the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Texas Alliance for Life has created a video recounting the progress of the Pro-Life movement. Despite many setbacks, the Pro-Life movement--our movement--i... More

2012 March for Life (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Everyone’s Three Favorite Things: ObamaCare, Taxes, and Abortion

Next week is the March for Life which is especially meaningful this year, as there are several cases before the Supreme Court during this session that touch on essential questions about the sanctity o... More


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