by | Oct 15, 2019

At its best, Robert Francis (“Beto”) O’Rourke’s high-octane assault on religious freedom calls for brandy and an extended lie-down in a dark room. That’s the best that can be said of it. Its worst has to do with the disdain…

by | Oct 10, 2019

Tourists in Rome are long familiar with the image of Romulus and Remus suckling the teats of a wolf. But this week visitors to the Pan-Amazon Synod encountered a new image: an Amazonian mother suckling a dog. That picture hangs…

by | Oct 6, 2019

I arrived in Rome this week in anticipation of another defining liberal moment of this pontificate: the Pan-Amazon Synod, Pope Francis’ latest pretext to fiddle with Catholic discipline and doctrine. I haven’t been to the Vatican in some years. It…

by | Oct 5, 2019

It was 30 years ago this fall that communism collapsed in Eastern Europe. One person who would have been thrilled to witness that epic event, but who died mere weeks earlier, in July 1989, was the renowned Sidney Hook. Hook…

by | Oct 3, 2019

“Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect — freedom of thought and freedom of action.” – Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy Canada has become quietly authoritarian, its government and courts increasingly…

by | Sep 29, 2019

I’ve written previously about Monsignor Walter Rossi’s ties to the gay mafia in the Church. He has long enjoyed the patronage and protection of powerful gay prelates. The gay predator Bishop Michael Bransfield groomed Rossi to succeed him as rector…

by | Sep 25, 2019

When I was a young boy growing up in Brooklyn there was no cable television, just the seven or so commercial television stations. They featured light-hearted black-and-white situation comedies like Donna Reed and Ozzie and Harriet and my all-time favorite,…

by | Sep 22, 2019

The other day I saw a recent photo pop up on Twitter of Monsignor Walter Rossi standing next to a group of friends and allies — Donald Wuerl (the disgraced former archbishop of Washington, D.C.), Callista and Newt Gingrich, and…

by | Sep 18, 2019

Washington Recently Pope Francis gave a press conference while returning to the Vatican from a trip to Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius. During his press conference he, of course, lied. What else does one do at a press conference? The lies…

by | Sep 8, 2019

Monsignor Walter Rossi is “on retreat,” said the celebrant at a recent Mass held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, where Rossi continues to serve as rector in spite of an investigation into his misconduct…

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