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Monday, August 19, 2019

God Wants a Repentant Church, Not a Relevant Church


Uncle Tommy — Happy Martyr, and the Priest We Need

Kevin Wells
 

It’s coming up on 20 years since my uncle, Msgr. Thomas Wells, was murdered in his Maryland rectory during a somber late summer night. Deputy state attorney Kay Winfree called the scene spine-chilling; as gruesome as anything she’d ever encountered. His body was marked by deep stab wounds around his head and neck, accompanied by […]

God Wants a Repentant Church, Not a Relevant Church

Jonathan B. Coe
 

On a regular basis the faithful Catholic laity find themselves disconcerted and even outraged when priests and prelates display an inverted moral calculus. For example, as William Kilpatrick writes in a recent essay in this magazine, the Vatican has become a kind of sanctuary city for credibly accused homosexual predators while Pope Francis laments the […]

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