gossip 

A Diabolical Cancer 

according to Francis.  Would he have us do nothing?  Evil will prevail.  Is prayer and fasting enough?  Should we remain silent?  Canon 212 tells us the laity “have the right and even at times the duty to manifest to the sacred pastors their opinion on matters which pertain to the good of the Church and to make their opinion known to the rest of the Christian faithful”.  Where does the truth lie?    

Home

an objective disorder 

A Term 

that suggests something is wrong and requires attention.  Someone questioning this is more likely to question other norms.  Once you lose your objectivity, most everything else becomes subjective.  Trustworthiness is lost.  A perceived injustice often justifies the violation of other norms.  The child and money are no longer safe.  Changing a term like objective disorder will not make them safe.    

Home

climate change 

A Rabbit Hole 

Cardinal Cupich is willing to go down.  So is Francis.  The pope and our bishops are willing to work with those who support abortion and climate change provides the cover.  It proves you care for what is really important if not the unborn baby.  If you don’t care about climate change, you are probably a racist.  If you can ignore abortion, you might be able to ignore child abuse.  The bishops can.  

Home

homophobia 

A Problem 

but homosexuality in the priesthood is not.  It is all a distraction from the real problem.  Climate change.  You are probably thinking abortion is the real problem.  You must be the problem.  Why aren’t you listening to the bishops?  They need more money.  

Home