LIKE DAY AND NIGHT: Two Catholic Groups in Detroit This Weekend

This weekend, there will be two major Catholic conferences in the Archdiocese of Detroit.  Because I think the Detroit News coverage has been so patently slanted, I wanted to point out important differences between them. #1 - CALL TO HOLINESS The Call To Holiness Conference conference will be held on Saturday, June 11, at Burton Manor Conference Center in Livonia.  Call To Holiness, which draws hundreds or thousands of participants each year, is one of the most dynamic events in the Catholic Chu … [Read more...]

PEPSI DOES THE RIGHT THING. And Just What IS the Right Thing, Anyway?

The headline reads, “John Smith Accused of Financial Improprieties.”  “Oh, no!” you think—and you (and many other customers) quickly withdraw any money you’ve invested through John Smith.  Later in the week, in a small box on page 5, the newspaper prints a correction.  The person who has run afoul of the law is John Smythe.   Few readers ever notice the retraction, though, and John Smith’s reputation is seriously damaged.  *     *     *     *     *  Words have power.  That’s why I decided to ad … [Read more...]