Whispers in the Loggia
Monday, May 10, 2021
Amid US Bench's Communion Clash, The "Holy Office" Flashes A Red Light
A s some US bishops advocate levying de facto sanctions on President Biden and other Catholic politicians for their support of legal aborti...
Thursday, December 24, 2020
"A Child Can Teach Us How To Love" – Despite COVID and Curfews, Christus Natus Est
B efore anything else, especially amid all the sorrows, fears, loss and disorientation of a brutal year across the globe, Buon Natale a tutt...
Monday, December 21, 2020
"The Poor Are The Center of The Gospel" – At Vatican "Festivus," The Church's Choice: "The Docility of the Shepherds, or the Defensiveness of Herod"
F ifteen years (less a day) since Benedict XVI revolutionized the Roman Pontiff's Christmas "greeting" to the leaders of his ...
Saturday, November 28, 2020
W hether you’ve been waiting three decades or just three weeks for this, the “mountaintop” is at hand. From 4pm Rome (10am US ET), the live...
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Fearing "Attack" On "Fundamental Values," The Bishops Warn Biden's White House
A s the US bishops face a moment unseen in most of their lifetimes – the nation's election of a Catholic to the Presidency – the issue ...
On Day Two, The "Viruses" Take Center Stage
S et to begin at 1pm Eastern, this final day of a virtual – and heavily curtailed – USCCB Plenary will be underpinned by what've arguabl...
Monday, November 16, 2020
Amid COVID and Ted, The Bench "ZOOMs" Forward
A nd now, for something completely different – a hundred forty years since the collegial governance of American Catholicism began with a Nov...
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
In Vatican Report, The Many Faces of Ted
A nd so, almost two years since the former cardinal-archbishop of Washington Theodore McCarrick became the highest-ranking cleric ever to be...
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