Archbishop Nienstedt Did Nothing Wrong; So Where Is the Media Now? Where Are YOU?

Warning:  This. Makes. Me. Cranky.Look, I’m as concerned as the next person about the safety of children.  I believe sexual perpetrators should be prosecuted and imprisoned.  I think that Church leadership should take strong measures to ensure that priests who betray their sacred trust are removed from ministry.The media can play an important role in safeguarding the public trust, when Church and community leaders fail to do their job.What has happened in the Twin Cities, though, goes … [Read more...]

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Help Catholic Media in Maine, Win the President’s Old Socks!

On September 5, 2013, former President Bill Clinton paid his annual visit to former President George H.W. Bush at the Bush home in Kennebunkport, Maine.The two men enjoyed lunch together; afterwards, there was a photo session, during which President Clinton was photographed laughing and pointing down at Bush’s flamboyant cactus-themed socks.The photo made the national spotlight—appearing in national media outlets including ABC, FoxNews and the Huffington Post, as well as on social media w … [Read more...]

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Production Team to Duck Dynasty: Stop Praying, Start Cursing?

“They told us to cut Jesus from prayers, to avoid offending Muslims.”That’s what Phil Robertson, the bearded star of the popular A&E reality series Duck Dynasty, told Sports Spectrum magazine in a recent interview.Breitbart quotes from the interview with stars Willie and Phil Robertson, explaining how their words were edited to remove any reference to Jesus: When we prayed, we said, ‘in Jesus’ name, amen.’  I don’t have a verse that says you must always pray in the name of Jesus, but … [Read more...]

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