Yeah, He’ll Never Go To Jail

I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his successor will die a martyr in the public square. Francis Cardinal George Alas no Cardinal George.  Your successor will likely be a chaplain for the persecutors.

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Francis Cardinal George: Requiescant in Pace

Francis Cardinal George lost his long battle with cancer and died today.  This is what I wrote about him back in 2012:   Francis Cardinal George of the Archdiocese of Chicago is alleged to have predicted that for upholding the teachings

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A Jealous Faith

The excerpt below from a column by Francis Cardinal George is an indication of why, although he has often been a disappointment as an administrator, I will miss him when he is no longer at the helm of the Chicago Archdiocese:  

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Cardinal George on “Chicago Values”

Francis Cardinal George of the Archdiocese of Chicago is alleged to have predicted that for upholding the teachings of Christ he will die in his bed, his successor will die in a prison cell, and his successor will be executed in a

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An American Issue

Note how the Bishops in the above video indicate what a unique threat to the Catholic Church in America the Obama administration poses.  They recognize that the goal of the current administration is to strip the Bishops, through fostering a

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Peter Shrugged

  Year in and year out, the Catholic Church in this country, as well as around the globe, is the largest single private provider of charitable services to the poor.  However, what if a government makes it impossible for the Church

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Of Saint Sabina’s, Guns and Palin Derangement Syndrome

For those of you fortunate enough not to live in the Land of Lincoln, or, as it is commonly known today, The State Everyone Laughs At, you may have not been familiar enough with the State and therefore thought that Cardinal George’s most

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Father Michael Pfleger Removed and Suspended

Updates at the bottom. . . The Chicago Tribune and WBEZ are reporting that Cardinal George of Chicago has removed from his parish of Saint Sabina and suspended Father Michael Pfleger sacramental priestly faculties ultimately due to his disobedience. In

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Is The USCCB Responsible for ObamaCare?

The American Life League (ALL) is making a strong case of placing most of the blame for passage of ObamaCare squarely on the shoulders of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). What the ALL is alleging is that the

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Cardinal McCarrick and Sister Carol Keehan

The ever exceptional Catholic blogger Diogenes couldn’t help himself as he commented on “Sister” Carol Keehan’s reading at a Mass for retired Archbishop Theodore Cardinal McCarrick. “Sister” Carol Keehan, who is the president of the Catholic Health Association, endorsed ObamaCare. 

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The U.S. Bishops Dereliction of Duty

Michael Voris lays down the law on those bishops that refuse to be our shepherds. To view RealCatholicTV click here. For RealCatholicTV’s The Vortex click here. For the RealCatholicTV YouTube Channel click here.

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Edward Feser on Stupak, the USCCB and Subsidiarity

Pertinent to recent discussions of Stupak and the role of the USCCB in advancing the health care bill, Edward Feser offers his reflections on Bart Stupak, the USCCB and the Catholic principle of subsidiarity: … before the health care bill

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USCCB and John Carr In Denial

After the breaking news that showed direct links between John Carr, a top executive of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, with pro-abortion groups dating back 30 years, John Carr has denied any wrong doing. Below watch the full eight

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Bishops Disappointed by Senate Vote to Kill Pro-Life Amendment

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Pro-Life Secretariat just released a statement denouncing the defeat of the Pro-Life Nelson Amendment.  In addition the USCCB will not support any health care bills that diminishes the Stupak Amendment that was passed in

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Fundamentalism Reclaimed

One would be hard-pressed to find a term more frequently abused in recent years than ‘fundamentalism’. More often an insult than anything else, it’s been used to describe figures ranging from Pope Benedict XVI to Richard Dawkins to Osama bin

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"Notre Dame didn't understand what it means to be Catholic"

As President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops,  Francis Cardinal George of Chicago today spoke out on the Notre Dame scandal.  The money quote:  “So whatever else is clear, it is clear that Notre Dame didn’t understand what it means to be

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Res & Explicatio for A.D. 3-18-2009

Salvete AC readers! Here are today’s Top Picks in the Catholic world: 1. Cardinal George had a private unscheduled 30 minute meeting with President Barack Obama yesterday afternoon.  Outside of the normal platitudes issued between the USCCB and the White

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Cardinal George Issues Congratulations & Challenge to Obama

John Allen provides an encouraging report on Francis Cardinal George’s remarks as USCCB president regarding the election of Senator Obama to the presidency: Cardinal Francis George, speaking this morning as president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, said all Americans should

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