EXCESSIVE SUPPRESSION OF THE SACRAMENTS WILL HAVE RAMIFICATIONS
The willful suppression of the sacraments by Catholic leaders could portend the diminution of the Church in both numbers and influence.
A FOLLOW-UP ON SOME DISGRACED PRELATES AND THEIR HELPERS
Here we follow-up on some disgraced prelates and their inner circles who did the dirty work of covering fraudulent, criminal behavior.
ALL PUBLIC FIGURES ARE FLAWED, AND SOME ARE FRAUDS
We must maintain an emotional distance even from those who project an aura of holiness. Often, God’s holy ones are known only to Him.
NEW OXFORD NOTEBOOK
What a crazy, mixed-up world we live in where even polygamists claim their lifestyles are part of their 'identity' and who they were created to be.
It’s no coincidence that financial corruption walks hand in hand with sexual immorality. Where you find one, you’ll often find the other.
Peter’s Pence doesn’t solicit funds for financial speculation that fattens the Vatican’s investment portfolios; the fund shouldn’t be used that way.
Here’s your Pope: When pagan idols are removed from a sacred space, he apologizes; when his belief in the divinity of Christ is questioned, he’s silent.
No temporal or civilizational events can override the sacramental necessity of the Catholic priesthood’s being reserved to men.
China could well be poised to inherit the earth that the U.S. once commanded — especially if our comparative student bodies are any indication.
The Catholic Church's sex-abuse problem is caused by predators who wear clerical collars and who are protected by a clericalist culture.
A meritocracy fits America’s sense of itself as free from the class-based social structures that defined the European countries from which our predecessors fled.
The whole Wuerl saga goes to show — yet again — that many of the leaders of the Church aren’t so much interested in professing the truth as they are in protecting their prestige.
Few are the churchmen who are willing to speak publicly about the root cause of the sex-abuse crisis: the scourge of homosexuality in the priesthood.
The Pope has convened a summit for February with the presidents of all bishops’ conferences to discuss ‘protection of minors.’
Archbishop Viganò has cracked open the Vatican cone of silence and exposed what might be a Church-wide cover-up of McCarrick’s crimes.
The enemies of the Church are more emboldened to act out their hatred in the current high-tension climate than at any point in the past century.
- Karl Keating