Do Most Bishops Hate America?

Sixty years ago Bill Buckley wrote God and Man at Yale, describing how the professors and administration at his alma mater had betrayed so profoundly the Christian foundations of the college and the American principles that had flowed from them. Fifteen years later, in 1978, future Congressman John Leboutillier wrote Harvard Hates America. This time … Read more

“Catholics For Biden” Cheer Miami Archbishop

A recent exchange between two prominent figures in Florida has exposed a seamy underside of the pro-illegal immigration efforts of the U.S. Catholic hierarchy and their connections with Joe Biden supporters. In the early 1960s, a clandestine American effort spirited some 14,000 Cuban children between the ages of six and twelve out of Cuba after … Read more

Post Revisted: Powerful Perverts – Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and Jeffrey Epstein

Great story by Christopher Manion from last August painting the parallels between two sexual perverts. There are several parallels, some of them ominous, between two recent scandals that have dominated both religious and secular headlines. The powerful Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick passed out money, promotions, and power. The popular billionaire Jeffrey Epstein passed out lavish … Read more

“Racism” Replaces Abortion As “Preeminent Issue” For U.S. Bishops

America’s bishops have been struggling to regain their balance ever since the lockdowns began. Financial ruin faced our schools, parishes, even entire dioceses. Catholics everywhere were starving for the sacraments. Recently, a brave few prelates dared to shed the onerous handcuffs imposed by their Blue State governors. Without the government’s permission, they announced that Catholics … Read more

All The President’s Critics

On June 1, President Donald Trump and Mrs. Trump visited the Knights of Columbus Shrine of St. John Paul II in Washington. There they honored the revered champion of religious freedom and laid a wreath at the foot of the statue of the great saint. To commemorate the visit, President Trump returned to the White … Read more

Are Lawyers And Lobbyists “Forgotten Suffering Populations?” – CRS Thinks So

On March 17, in the midst of the Wuhan Coronavirus crisis, the USCCB’s Executive Committee took time out to issue a statement defending Catholic Relief Services. “In the name of our Catholic faith, the donors, staff, and volunteers of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) deliver life-saving food, medicine, shelter, and training to the most vulnerable of … Read more

USCCB Staffers Reverse Bishops’ Decision On Abortion

USCCB “Deep State” Employees Defy Their Bosses At the USCCB’s annual meeting last November, America’s bishops considered updating their document entitled Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizens. The text, published every four years, represents a classic in the genre of boring, meandering memos prepared by large and cumbersome committees. Nonetheless the November debate on the document … Read more

The Judas Complex

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 … Read more