Priestly Potshots

Total 11 Posts

Opinion: The USCCB's silence on the Capitol riot anniversary was deafening

Alessandra Harris argues that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops owed the faithful more than nothing on the anniversary of the January 6th attack.

Opinion: Archbishop Gomez' address erased Black Latinos too

Anti-Blackness is not new in the Latin American experience, but when the USCCB president embodied the phenomenon in a recent address, it upped the ante.

'Marxist cultural vision': USCCB head José Gomez decries social justice movements

USCCB President José Gomez has taken to his personal website to criticize stateside social justice movements, alleging atheism and heresy ahead of the bishops' annual meeting.

'I can think of no worse response': Black theologian Dr. Jessica Murdoch blasts 2023 Synod plans in event with ousted Vatican doctrine chief Müller

In Philadelphia Thursday night, a conservative Black theologian teamed with an aggrieved German cardinal to discuss the meaning of Catholicism. The results were not pretty.

Cardinal Wilton Gregory facing opposition, misinformation in the wake of his restrictions on a DC Latin Mass

The nation's lone Black cardinal is catching flak after rescinding permission for a Traditionalist group—and problematic bishop—to celebrate a Traditional Latin Mass at the DC basilica.

Priestly Potshots: Bishop Barron speaks his mind

Bishop Robert Barron's apparent foray into a Facebook comments section has caused considerable controversy as he prepares to release Gloria Purvis' Word on Fire series on racism.

Opinion: Don't sleep, Bishop Barron

Bishop Robert Barron can't seem to hold his peace on "woke" ideology and the modern racial justice movement. Gunnar Gundersen offers a critique.
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