CWR’s recent technical difficulties

As some readers have noticed (thank you for your e-mails!), the CWR site has been experiencing some technical difficulties the past few days. Our technical support staff have been very busy addressing these problems, some of which have also involved the main Ignatius Press site ( and 

For you, the readers, this means that features and blog posts from last Thursday and Friday are not currently available (most notably Brian O’Neel’s article on the murder of Fr. Eric Freed). 

They will be posted again as soon as possible, hopefully today. New material will also be posted today, barring unforeseen complications. 

We apologize for the inconvenience and we appreciate your readership and your patience!

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About Carl E. Olson 1220 Articles
Carl E. Olson is editor of Catholic World Report and Ignatius Insight. He is the author of Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?, Will Catholics Be "Left Behind"?, co-editor/contributor to Called To Be the Children of God, co-author of The Da Vinci Hoax (Ignatius), and author of the "Catholicism" and "Priest Prophet King" Study Guides for Bishop Robert Barron/Word on Fire. His recent books on Lent and Advent—Praying the Our Father in Lent (2021) and Prepare the Way of the Lord (2021)—are published by Catholic Truth Society. He is also a contributor to "Our Sunday Visitor" newspaper, "The Catholic Answer" magazine, "The Imaginative Conservative", "The Catholic Herald", "National Catholic Register", "Chronicles", and other publications. Follow him on Twitter @carleolson.