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Tagged: EWTN

Chaput, substance, and “personality debates”

Yesterday, in the first part of my response to retired Archbishop Charles Chaput’s interview with the Pillar, I challenged the 78-year-old’s rejection of the concept of synodality and his denial that it was the fruit of Vatican II. Although he...

Chaput, substance, and “personality debates”

Cardinal Parolin calls on EWTN to support the pope

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, delivered an address to a banquet in Frascati, Italy, for EWTN’s European affiliates. In it, he delivered a thinly-veiled criticism of their coverage of the Church and their behavior towards Pope Francis....

Cardinal Parolin calls on EWTN to support the pope

A Catholic media tragedy

Yesterday brought devastating news for the Church and Catholic journalism, when Catholic News Service (CNS) announced that they will be shutting down their Washington, DC and New York bureaus at the end of the year, and that all of its...

A Catholic media tragedy

A Catholic moral panic, two years on

Today marks exactly two years since a young Austrian convert to the Catholic faith, Alexander Tschugguel, stole five wooden figures of pregnant indigenous women from the Amazon from Santa Maria in Traspontina church in Rome in the early morning hours....

A Catholic moral panic, two years on

Slander, EWTN, and Cannibalism

It has now been more than ten days since the release of the transcript of Pope Francis’s September 12 encounter with 53 Slovak Jesuits in Bratislava, and we have finally had a response from a representative of the EWTN network....

Slander, EWTN, and Cannibalism

Response to Raymond Arroyo

Thursday night, at the conclusion of The World Over, Raymond Arroyo responded to the piece I published Wednesday about his interview last week with the former US papal nuncio, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò. His response is below (starting at 55:20):...

Response to Raymond Arroyo

Viganò burns EWTN and Raymond Arroyo

Catholic media serves a vital role in service of the Church’s mission of evangelization. Good journalism and expert commentary can help inform Catholics about the important issues facing the Church. It can empower us to be more effective in the...

Viganò burns EWTN and Raymond Arroyo