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

The Francis-friendly Media

February 25, 2019 William Kilpatrick 17

When the first sex-abuse scandal broke in 2002, the secular media carried a lot of anti-Catholic commentary. Popular columnists such as Maureen Dowd and Christopher Hitchens savaged the Church with gusto. By contrast, media coverage […]