Tagged: Detraction

More shadow than light

It has been two days since Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill resigned as General Secretary to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). As with every other major Catholic news story that’s appeared in recent months, it’s served to demonstrate the widening...

More shadow than light

Father Martin vs the Anonymous Bishops

The controversy over what happened during the February 10 ad limina meeting between Pope Francis and fifteen bishops from the Southwestern U.S. seems to be simmering down a bit, though all indications suggest a number of questions will remain unanswered...

Father Martin vs the Anonymous Bishops
Portrait of Martin Luther (1526)

How the pope’s critics sound like Luther

I will take one more instance. A man is converted to the Catholic Church from his admiration of its religious system, and his disgust with Protestantism. That admiration remains; but, after a time, he leaves his new faith, perhaps returns...

How the pope’s critics sound like Luther