You Shall Know Them by Their Fruits

“Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You shall know them by their fruits.” Matthew 7:15-16

If you have read my recent Catholic Herald article, you will probably be aware of the bishop of Tyler Texas, Bishop Joseph Strickland. As I mentioned, on a recent trip to the USA two things became increasingly obvious. Regular Americans of all stamps are frustrated that bishops seem to be endorsing error and failing to stand up for the faith. Bishop Strickland is considered the most vocal episcopal voice for the faith in the USA. This has led to him being dubbed “America’s Bishop”, a title last applied to the Venerable Fulton J. Sheen. Bishop Strickland recognises the consternation American Catholics feel when their bishops endorse Father James Martin SJ, whose voice grows louder and louder, especially on social media, where he is regularly attacking the deposit of faith, calling Scripture into question, this from just a couple of days ago:

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