Tag: Hierarchy

Will the Catholic Synod Achieve Its Goals?

Many readers may be unfamiliar with both the term “Synod” and the reality currently underway in the Church. The term means a gathering of the members of a Church. The present Catholic Synod began in 2021 and will continue until 2024. It’s goal...

Whatever Happened to Sin, Part 2

In Part 1 of this essay, I noted that the Catholic hierarchy is attempting to straddle two incompatible views: the modern pagan view that denies the existence of sin, and the Catechism view that affirms it. I added that they cannot have it both...

Disappointment with the Hierarchy

In a court deposition, Bishop Emeritus Howard J. Hubbard, Diocese of Albany NY, has admitted that when he received reports that eleven of his priests had sexually assaulted children, he neither notified the police, nor informed the laity...

The Catholic Hierarchy’s Role in the Border Crisis

I recently wrote, “The mistakes in immigration policy made in Europe over the past half-century are deeply chiseled in history and have been present for everyone on the planet to see and learn from.” I went on to explain how Donald Trump saw...

The Catholic Hierarchy Disappoint Again

The Catholic hierarchy in the U.S. have disappointed Catholics in the past, and they are doing so again, this time on the matter of President Trump’s executive orders on immigration. I recently examined six widely reported hierarchical statements...