Mary Kochan has her head screwed on right

So she doesn’t waste any time at all worrying about curial appointments because she has real things to do in the real world that need her attention and so does not live in the fantasy world of people who believe that by griping in a combox or predicting certain doom for the Church if so [Read More...]

Hartford Gets a New Bishop named Leonard Blair…

…and Michael Sean Winters leaps in to make sure that he is steered in Correct Directions.  The Family Institute of Connecticut responds by saying, “Let Blair be Blair”.  Turns out the National Catholic Reporter may not really represent The Voice of the People. [Read more...]

What to Do About Empty Speculation in the Media Concerning Francis Appointing Women Cardinals

Some time ago, I pointed out that there is basically nothing to stop the Church from appointing lay women cardinals if She decided to do so. Cardinals are essentially administrative fixes, different in degree, but not in kind, from a parish administrative or finance council. They were cooked up by the Church to deal with [Read More...]


Deacon Greg reflects my confusion about the Fr. Frank Pavone situation: Vatican: “Father Pavone is not now nor has ever been suspended” That’s the statement being put out by Priests for Life: We are happy to announce that the Vatican has upheld Father Frank Pavone’s appeal and has declared that Father Pavone is not now [Read More...]