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“First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist.” Martin Niemoller. As an American, and I am a proud one, we have a moral...read more
Good money after bad? Is that what the Catholic Church is doing in settling sex abuse claims without a plan to prevent their reoccurrence? Are those billions of settlement dollars money well spent? Why have priests continued to be able to commit those heinous acts? As...read more
When all 31 active bishops from Chile agreed to resign together over the cover-up of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal, the loyalty of each other to the group is clear, but should it be applauded?read more
The role of protector and provider for his mate and family is no longer a requirement for a man. Where does a man fit in society today?read more
Who am I and what is my purpose in this life? I, like many others, have asked myself these two questions hundreds of times, especially when things were difficult. In order to understand who I am, I have had to grapple with the question of identity. My issue, however,...read more