Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

The Insights eNewsletter

Yes means Yes; No means No.

First appeared on 06/13/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

My title comes from James 5:12. It is appropriate for many reasons, not least because Phil Lawler found today that he had to defend his reading of the lamentable testimony on sex abuse by the archbishop of St. Louis. See: The mistaken defense of Archbishop Carlson.

If Archbishop Carlson failed the transparency test in this instance, however, Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison, Wisconsin did not make the same mistake concerning marriage. Here is his statement against the latest federal assault: Statement Regarding Ruling on Marriage.

Sometimes it is hard to know what to say, of course. St. Augustine took up an instance of this in his Confessions, as I explain in: St. Augustine on our sins in the enjoyment of the Mass.

For my part, I offer several firm rules affirming family life this week in my latest In Depth Analysis. I hope you enjoy Principles of family life: A grandparent speaks.... [more content for subscribers]

There's much more! Sign up to receive Insights!

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

On annulments, the process is not the problem 2 hours ago
Eucharistic Adoration, a Sure Sign of Catholic Renewal 18 hours ago
The Mystery of Music, Part II 23 hours ago
Our Spiritual Destiny and the Horror of War September 19
The Islamic roots of terrorism must be addressed September 19

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Cardinals criticize Kasper proposal, escalating debate on remarriage/Communion CWN - September 18