John M. Haas

John M. Haas is president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center.


Peggy Noonan’s Church History


Peggy Noonan is usually so good. But I am afraid she is stuck in the past with regard to the Catholic Church’s response to sexual abuse (Wall Street Journal, April 17). She charges Vatican officials with complacency and declares, the “more relaxed the institution, the less likely it will reform.” But Peggy has apparently not […]

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A Papal Foreword


PHILADELPHIA — Upon his election Benedict XVI was already an old man with a global presence spanning decades. As a result there are countless individuals who have had personal contact with him in myriad surroundings before his becoming pope. Thousands will have their own little anecdote, their own poignant vignette. However, were they all told […]

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