We are happy to note that the New York Times has made the correction we requested on Wednesday regarding the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and its review board. The Timesarticle incorrectly stated that all 37 cases of clergy abuse cited by a recent grand jury report were withheld from the review board. Click here to read the correction.
Sister Maureen Fiedler, one of the most outspoken veteran dissenters in the Catholic Church, commented honestly yesterday on the meeting of the American Catholic Culture last weekend in Detroit. She admitted that those in attendance were part of the "graying" crowd, and bemoaned that it was also "a very 'white' crowd." Thus did she validate our [...]
Jill Abramson has been named the new executive editor of the New York Times. "In my house growing up, The Times substituted for religion," she said. "If The Times said it, it was the absolute truth." We appreciate her honesty, knowing full well that she speaks for millions. We await her conversion, and those like her.
Yesterday, Catholic League president Bill Donohue appeared on the Baylor University Institute for Studies of Religion’s podcast “Research on Religion.” Donohue discussed how cultural nihilists are engaging in secular sabotage as well as other current topics. Click here to download and to find out more about the podcast.
There is an article written by Father John Dear, SJ, in the National Catholic Reporter that is a must read for Catholics who think they've heard it all. Just click here. We can't quite figure out how Father Dear's professed commitment to feeding the world's poor squares with his decision to dine at pricey restaurants like [...]
CAVU Pictures is releasing the faith-based independent film, "Vito Bonafacci," on May 6th in New York City; it opens at the AMC Lowes Village 7, on 3rd Avenue and 11th Street. "Vito Bonafacci" is billed as a powerful movie about a successful and wealthy Italian American Catholic businessman who has a crisis of faith. Driven by [...]
The idea that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was largely elected to fix New York State's fiscal house, is lobbying gay activists to lobby New Yorkers to support same-sex marriage is wrong politically, economically and morally. It is wrong politically because Gov. Cuomo was not elected to promote this radical agenda, and has no mandate [...]
The following letter was published in today's edition of the New York Times: To the Editor: Gail Collins (“Behind the Abortion War,” column, April 14) obscures the main point of opposition to federal funding for Planned Parenthood by stating that doctrinaire (in her view) opinions against contraception actually motivated the opponents, who seek to defund all [...]
There is a story about an abusive Jesuit priest in today's New York Times. The headline reads, "Suit Says Jesuits Ignored Decades of Warnings About Priest." There is a large picture of Father Donald McGuire with his hand on the back of a young boy on the day of his First Communion. The caption below says [...]