“Dear Mr. Ratzinger” Campaign

I have a new hero in Ireland. Her name is Emma Somers. She is a free-lance writer and she has come up with the most elegant and simple way to reply to Pope Benedict XVI's letter to the Irish people regarding the sex crisis in the Catholic Church. We are all going to drop him a… Continue reading “Dear Mr. Ratzinger” Campaign

Vatican Rules predate Vatican II

I am posting a brilliant article from an Irish website called The Post.IE by Vincent Browne.   The article is another example of how clueless the hierarchy of the Catholic Church continues to be.  It also lays out that the efforts to keep the activities of pedophile priests under wraps has been a long-established Vatican policy.  For those… Continue reading Vatican Rules predate Vatican II

Father Thomas Doyle on the Irish Child Abuse Report

Those who still hold to the institutional Church as their source of emotional security may well bray about anti-Catholicism, media sensationalism and exaggeration of what they claim to be an aberration. Such responses are mindless but far worse, they inflict even more pain on the thousands whose lives have been violated.