Latin Mass Hysteria

The outcry over Pope Francis’s move to curb the divisive use of the Tridentine Mass in Latin stands in inverse proportion to the popularity of the old rite. This is a splinter, not a schism. You wouldn’t know that from the coverage of this controversy.

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Hope For Women Deacons

A member of Pope Francis’s first commission on women deacons is encouraged by the comments of a member of the new commission. “If Pelletier’s comments are an indication of where the Commission’s deliberations are headed, then we should be moving in a good direction,” writes Phyllis Zagano.

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The Child Abuse Pandemic

COVID lockdowns are leading to a spike in child abuse. A survivor of family and clergy abuse following an earlier pandemic recalls the dangers, issues a warning about today’s perils, and recounts his own journey back from the abyss.

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