"The cult of celebrity is poison…"

“The cult of celebrity is poison. People need to stop hoisting aloft every internet chatterer who thinks God has given him the power of excommunication against those who don’t happen to know their suffocating small constellation of shibboleths. Read and heed. We internet loudmouths are not to be obeyed like bishops. When one of us [Read More...]

Michael Voris appearance rescheduled

After his appearance at a Catholic university in Scranton was scrapped last weekend, the popular speaker and media personality will be coming to a secular site nearby this Saturday: Michael Voris is scheduled to speak at the Best Western Genetti Hotel and Conference Center in Wilkes-Barre at 6:30 p.m. His talk, “Living Catholicism Radically,” was [Read More...]

On Michael Voris: "It is not an approved apostolate" — UPDATED

While the Diocese of Scranton’s decision to cancel an appearance by Michael Voris has made headlines, his standing in his own diocese is meriting a closer look. A reader posted the following in the comments: The Archdiocese of Detroit recently issued the following statement regarding St. Michaels’ Media and Real Catholic TV: “In 2006, St. [Read More...]

Diocese cancels appearance by Michael Voris — UPDATED

The well-known Catholic media personality and speaker won’t be giving a talk in Pennsylvania this weekend. Details: The Diocese of Scranton and Marywood University refused to host a conservative Catholic speaker this weekend after the organizations determined that he had expressed views at odds with the school’s and church’s values, they said on Thursday. Michael [Read More...]


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