The Dispatch

Why I am staying Catholic

February 28, 2019 Russell Shaw 31

This column is being written on the eve of a much-publicized summit meeting of bishops from around the world whom Pope Francis has summoned to Rome to discuss the sex abuse scandal but will appear […]

The Dispatch

Primacy, Synodality, and the USCCB

December 6, 2018 Russell Shaw 3

Something that happened at a bishops’ meeting nearly half a century ago raises questions about the Vatican’s action last month telling the U.S. bishops to cancel a scheduled vote on two proposals for self-policing on […]