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Excerpt from “Why Am I Still a Catholic?”

The following is an excerpt from my article “Why Am I Still A Catholic?” which appears in the October 2019 issue of St. Anthony Messenger When the movie Spotlight came out, I was overwhelmed with emotion when I saw my two homes … Continue reading

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The Church and Betrayal: A Reaction to the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

Twenty years ago, I wrote an article for America magazine titled “My Church is Dying”. It offended some people and got me into some trouble within the El Paso diocese. Sadly, I am not convinced that the phoenix has risen from … Continue reading

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On “Spotlight”

My wife and I recently attended a showing of the film Spotlight. This film portrays the staff of the Boston Globe and their investigation into allegations of sexual abuse by Catholic priests of Boston as well as subsequent efforts by Church hierarchy … Continue reading

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