The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI came as a shock to the Catholic Church and the world. In the last month pundits have examined and speculated on the reasons for his sudden retirement and the tremor that went through the Catholic faithful in the aftermath of the announcement. In what is being touted as his… Continue reading …And the Lord seemed to sleep…
I put a blog post on January 16 entitled 99,601. I thought it was pretty innocuous, more of a "I'm still out here" piece than anything else. It drew a vitriolic response from one reader who decided that it was more of an exercise in narcissism and that I should be taking a more vocal stand… Continue reading SNAPpish
News reports on the major networks this morning have broken a story that Pope Benedict is resigning his position. Right now there is just speculation on the reasons for the pontiff stepping down. This is the first papal resignation in 600 years. In a Vatican that has been consumed with scandal from the child sex… Continue reading Vatican Announces the Resignation of the Pope
Pope Benedict and the boys are making a dead Australian nun into god's answering machine for victims of sexual abuse by priests and other Catholic religious.
I had a conversation with a Victims Assistance Coordinator from the Diocese of Scranton in August. She is a very kind woman named Joan Holmes. She has consistently reached out to me since my initial notification to the Diocese of the events that occurred when I was 13 years old. While I still think that the… Continue reading Prophecy
I have received some feedback on the campaign to reply to Pope Benedict XVI's letter to the Irish people (Dear Mr. Ratzinger: Letters from Ireland, ). Some have enthusiastically embraced the idea and plan to write a note to the Pontiff to express their opinion of his prose to the Irish nation. Others think it… Continue reading Posting the Pope not for everyone
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
Anyone who has watched network or cable news, read a newspaper, logged on to a blog or a news website in the past couple of weeks has been inundated with information of the Catholic Sex Crisis. (I keep calling it a crisis, because "scandal" just doesn't start to cover it. ) New revelations of bishops… Continue reading The Pedophile Sex Crisis in the Catholic Church Continues, Despite All Efforts by the Vatican to Make You Think Otherwise
"But the Catholic Church could, in fact, still do something about the evil heritage left by pedophile clergy. The church has the power to punish every high official who knew and looked the other way, but it has chosen not to do so."