Special Report

The end of the road for SNAP?

February 14, 2017 David F. Pierre, Jr. 3

Years ago, a number of Catholic World Report articles argued the case that the group SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) – whom the media has called upon repeatedly over the years as a reliable voice to […]


“Avoid immortality”?!

January 21, 2015 David F. Pierre, Jr. 0

The Second Reading from this past Sunday is pretty straightforward. St. Paul exhorts the Corinthians, “Avoid immorality.” The word is immorality, as in “wickedness,” “evil conduct and qualities.” You know. Those wrongs we should avoid. Yet for […]

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Sex, Lies, and HBO Documentaries

November 9, 2012 David F. Pierre, Jr. 0

Catholic and non-Catholic moviegoers alike should be concerned about a new film that purports to document decades-old abuse scandals in the Catholic Church. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, created by HBO […]


Continuing Double Standards

June 6, 2012 David F. Pierre, Jr. 0

Does the abuse of innocent children really upset the decision-makers at our country’s leading newspapers, or is it only bothersome if it involves the Catholic Church? Just weeks ago in April, the United States Conference […]