Pope Francis Again Shows Us the Way

David Oatney Pope Francis

Both Catholic and secular media are absolutely rife with the reports that Pope Francis “broke with tradition” last week and went to confession himself in a way that the attendees at the penance service could clearly see that he was going to confession. Everyone seems to be utterly agog at the idea that the Holy Father would go to confession …

First Things First

Deacon Scott Maentz New Evangelization, Year of Faith

Earlier this week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan called upon his brother bishops to lead our Church to a renewed sense of repentance. His suggestion was that though there are many issues facing the Church in the United States today, we should focus on first things first. My brother bishops,  Yes, we have “a lot on our plate” as we commence our …