House Hearings on Religious Liberty

Various groups are making their voices heard. The US Catholic Bishops have  a new committee on Religious Liberty–Bishop Lori of Bridgeport testified on their behalf. The liberal groups deny that some things are really threats to religious liberty. Barry Lynn: But, with all due respect to my colleagues on this panel, the real and imminent…

Hugo on Conspiracy Theories

Hugo Mendez comments on the hysteria about “the Vatican’s” call for a “World Bank” over at Spectrum. I commented: Adventists haven’t been alone in seeing something threatening in this latest document. This is how Drudge has been playing it–indeed, the whole mainstream media. But I share Hugo’s skepticism and weariness. Some Catholic commentators (and some…

Bishop Finn

Kevin O’Brien, via Mark Shea. The same old stuff is being done by bishops today as was done a decade or two or three or four ago. Doesn’t matter whether the bishop is liberal or conservative. Clericalism. That’s what it is about. Finn has been indicted for this latest travesty, the first bishop so charged.…