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In Plain Sight

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If you went hiking among the lichen-topped rocks and the icy mountains of Baffin Island, and you suddenly came upon a deep ravine like a cleft in the world, and felt warm moist breezes from below, and you saw, a thousand feet down, the green crowns of trees, and heard the tinkling of sheep bells […]

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No More Funding of Predator Bishops

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She’s mad as heck, and she isn’t funding bad bishops anymore. Following revelations that not only had Cardinal Theodore McCarrick abused seminarians and young priests, but other bishops had known about it, Beverly Stevens of Regina magazine wrote an open letter to actively homosexual bishops and priests saying that she was officially shutting her wallet. […]

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Open Lettert o Benedict XVI Regarding Sexual Abuse by Cardinal McCarrick

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Your Holiness, I, Richard Sipe, approach you reluctantly to speak about the problem of sexual abuse by priests and bishops in the United States, but I am encouraged and prompted by the directive of Vatican II, Lumen Gentium, Chapter IV, No. 37. “By reason of knowledge, competence…the laity are empowered—indeed sometimes obliged—to manifest their opinion on those […]

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The Man In The Red Hat

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Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick would never hint at a preference in the presidential race, but if John Kerry wins in November, he will be the first Catholic in the White House in four decades–and part of McCarrick’s flock. That the President would be a controversial Catholic doesn’t faze McCarrick. In the nearly four years that […]