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US Catholic Bishops signal the prolongation of their Republican captivity.

Your holidays and festivals I detest, they weigh me down, I tire of the load. When you spread out your hands, I close my eyes to you; though you pray the more, I will not listen. Your hands are full … Continue reading

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A Solitary Episcopal Witness — to the protection of all human life, including those in the way of the US imperial juggernaut.

Below is the text of an email I received from Fr. Emmanuel Charles McCarthy, an Eastern Rite Catholic priest who is a leading advocate for peace and like me, a critic of the poor response of the US Catholic Bishops … Continue reading

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The Catholic bishops have no one to blame but themselves.

On the first Sunday of Lent, the opinion pages of the New York Times carry a biting editorial comment by Russ Douthat — The End of a Catholic Moment : The collapse in the church’s reputation has coincided with a … Continue reading

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A note to Archbishop Dolan as he receives the cardinal’s hat.

Dear Archbishop Dolan, Whispers in the Loggia reports today an extract from your speech on receiving the honor of becoming a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church.  Among other things, you said — For my part, I have to ask … Continue reading

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Remembering what the US bishops have done to us.

We (the Oscar Romero Catholic Worker Community) have begun praying a novena of novenas, which is 81 days of prayer and action on behalf of justice, peace, and Creation, that ends on the Nativity of Mary in September.  Besides the … Continue reading

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