The Cardinal Pell Appeal: Part 2

I continued my prayers and fasting today for the outcome of Cardinal George Pell's appeal against his conviction of five assault charges against two choirboys. The prosecution had its day in court today. The Daily Telegraph reports: [Prosecution lawyer] Mr Boyce started with little fanfare, but immediately jumped to defend the integrity of the complainant … Continue reading The Cardinal Pell Appeal: Part 2

The Lavender Mafia and loss of masculinity in the Church

I've just watched this interview Jordan Peterson did with Milo Yiannopoulos a couple of weeks ago. I only just heard about it and was keen to see it because of the history between the two men involved, because of the content and because it relates somewhat to yesterday's post. Like pretty much anything that involves … Continue reading The Lavender Mafia and loss of masculinity in the Church

Attack the confessional seal, attack the Church

Since the Royal Commission into Institutional Child Sexual Abuse wrapped up at the end of 2017 in Australia, there have been many calls from politicians, child protection groups and the media to force priests to break the confessional seal in cases of confessions by pedophiles and child abusers. Some states have even gone so far … Continue reading Attack the confessional seal, attack the Church