Article

The Judas Complex

Posted on

With US bishops, actions speak louder than words Boston College philosopher Peter Kreeft has observed that “Judas was the first Catholic Bishop to accept a government grant.” One wonders, did that comment give our bishops pause to reflect, or did it just make them mad? Dr. Kreeft has a point. Thirty years ago, Fr. Malichi […]

Article

Bishops Let Bygones Be Bygones

Posted on

“It would be a good Lenten practice to try to stop gossiping about others, criticizing them, and instead look at our own faults, and then remain mute,” Pope Francis said last week. Clearly there are issues that the Holy Father doesn’t want to talk about. “I will not say a word about that,” he famously […]

Article

McCarrick And Power

Posted on

On Sunday, April 3, 2005, the day after the death of St. John Paul II, Theodore Cardinal McCarrick and at least a dozen other priests concelebrated the ten a.m. Mass at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. In attendance were, among other dignitaries, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy. Cardinal McCarrick […]