Nicholas Kristof Tramples Over Jesus

Any op-ed which begins “The National Catholic Reporter newspaper puts it best” is already on thin ice, and Nicholas Kristof loses little time in completely submerging his New York Times commentary about the case of Bp. Thomas Olmsted v.  St. Joseph’s Hospital in the worst sort of ignorant bias and hackneyed stereotypes. We’ve all heard Kristof’s storyline before: the... More

In Detroit, Archbishop Vignernon raises his staff

Detroit papist-blogger Diane has an excellent postup about Archbishop Vigneron’s efforts to defend the faithful of his archdiocese against the efforts of the “American Catholic Council” to confuse local Catholics. A quotation from his pastoral advisory: The Archdiocese of Detroit has been contacted by concerned members of the faithful about a movement called the American Catholi... More

NCR frets as progressive Catholics flee the public square, and CatholicVote arrives

Two weeks ago I noted the quiet demise of the catholyc group Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good (CACG). I was happy to see the group disband, especially after discovering that their chairman of the board, Alfred Rotondaro, argues publicly that the Church should accept the fact that abortion and contraception are here to stay and that gay sex is a gift from God that the Church should celebra... More



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