by | Nov 17, 2019

Earlier this year, James Grein, the primary victim of Theodore McCarrick, reported that he had also been abused by Joseph Bernardin, the late cardinal of Chicago. Grein said the abuse took place in Wisconsin at Lake Geneva. As Grein was…

by | Nov 14, 2019

This week the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held its annual meeting in Baltimore. The bishops gathered at the four-star Marriott near the city’s inner harbor, a mark of the event’s spiritual unseriousness. The bishops could save the…

by | Nov 19, 2018

As I walked outside the hotel in Baltimore where the bishops gathered last week for their annual Fall conference, I noticed a couple of bishops taking a smoke break. One was puffing a cigar, the other a cigarette. I overheard one…

by | Jul 1, 2018

On June 18, James Daniel “JD” Flynn, the editor of Catholic News Agency, which is part of the largest religious media network in the world, EWTN, published a tremendously popular article called “The Catholic Vision of Just Immigration Reform”. In his piece,…

by | Feb 16, 2018

The website for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) devotes an “Advocacy Center” page to political issues, and the cause du jour on that page is “support for our brothers and sisters who are migrants and refugees.” In…

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