“Prepare to Be Shocked”: Milwaukee Archdiocese to Release Personnel Files

The Most Rev. Jerome E. Listecki Archbishop of Milwaukee

On Monday, July 1, as part of its ongoing bankruptcy case, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee will release thousands of pages of confidential documents regarding the sexual abuse of minors by Catholic priests.Included in the documents will be personnel files of 42 priests.  Also slated for release are depositions of Milwaukee’s former Archbishop Timothy Dolan, now leader of the New York Archdiocese; retired Archbishop Rembert Weakland; and retired Bishop Richard Sklb, as well as the deposition of D … [Read more...]

Why We Sing (Jeff Foxworthy)

Jeff Foxworthy 2

Jeff Foxworthy is one cool dude.My observation is based on the fact that he is unashamedly Christian.   He started that cool show, The American Bible Challenge.He welcomed those smiling sisters, the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, onto his show and brought their charism of joy to the attention of the American public.And I just ran across this really cool Facebook meme, quoting him.   … [Read more...]

Texas Protects Women’s Health; Feminists Cry Foul – UPDATED

Sen Wendy Davis

In the state of Texas, the law has consistently protected men from unqualified medical practitioners, and from inadequate and unsanitary medical facilities.Women, not so much.A man seeking treatment at an ambulatory care center in Texas can be assured that the facility meets minimum standards—with medical clinics, for example, having ambulatory surgical facilities on site, and attending physicians having privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the clinic, in case of emergency.But … [Read more...]