Talk went well tonight in Milwaukee – many thanks to the great Archdiocesan staff who publicized and coordinated things – thanks that I’m sure I’ll be repeating tomorrow. MANY thanks to the very patient staff to whom Joseph attached himself […]
Priest trouble: A Catholic priest in Sonoma has been dismissed following a report of sexual misconduct with a minor and the Sheriff’s Department has launched a criminal investigation, officials said Monday. The Rev. Xavier Ochoa, 67, assistant pastor of St. […]
Tragedy in Indonesia, thousands dead: The Caritas International webpage, with information about their relief efforts (Caritas is the international Catholic relief agency – Catholic Relief Services is the US branch) CRS page with a donation button – apparently also looming […]
You might recall the Irish Augustinian priests who brought in Church of Ireland ministers to concelebrate Mass a few weeks ago. Rumor is he’s been sacked from his teaching position: For the last two years Fr O’Donovan has spent six […]
The Pope at Auschwitz: The sight of a German Pope crossing into the death camp beneath the infamously false Nazi sign, "Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Will Set You Free), is arguably the most striking image of Benedict’s 14-month-old papacy. Walking […]
It will be a fine day when reporters on stories like this go to abortion-rights groups for their reactions. And press them on their reactions. And print them. Of course, it will be a finer day when these stories no […]
Kneel Terry Mattingly on the kneeling wars piece in the LA Times.