Tag Archives: NCFishwrap

Fishwrap has an excellent interview with Archbishop Chaput

Even as blind squirrels sometimes find acorns, sometimes the National Catholic Fishwrap does something right.  And it won’t surprise anyone that my friend the nearly-ubiquitous John L. Allen, Jr. was involved. Fishwrap – rather Mr. Allen – has a long, … Read More

Posted in Classic Posts, The Drill | Tagged , , ,

How small-c catholic liberals attack what they don’t like

In the past I have mentioned that catholic liberals right now are using the clerical abuse issue as a blunt instrument with which to bludgeon any issue or any person they don’t like. If they don’t like, say, the Church’s … Read More

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Biased Media Coverage, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, The Drill, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , ,

Protected: NCR owes Bp. Finn an apology for an insulting analogy – follow-up

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , ,
Enter your password to view comments.

Finally another reaction about NCR’s insulting article

Late is better than never. From CNA with my emphases and comments. Catholic leaders rip ‘ludicrous’ article that argues celibacy causes abuse By Marianne Medlin Denver, Colo., Jun 15, 2011 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Catholic leaders are calling a recent … Read More

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , , , ,

Of Richard McBrien and the persecution of the Catholic Church in China

The gentlemanly Sando Magister has a must-read piece today at his site Chiesa called: Bishops Or Mandarins? The Dilemma of the Chinese Church. Here is the introductory section of Magister’s piece, just to give you some context.  Then I will … Read More

Posted in New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , ,

D. Kansas City-St. Joseph: press release about controversies

The secular press in Kansas City, MO and the ultra-liberal, doctrine-dissenting, KC-based National catholic Reporter have been busy trying to tear the guts out of the diocese and Most Rev. Robert Finn, bishop, but not yet martyr. From the site … Read More

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Clerical Sexual Abuse, The Drill, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , ,

NCFishwrap’s little problem with the Extraordinary Form and “altar girls”

NCFishwrap today surfed the little server girl issue over its mosh pit. catholic reporters that that are, they left off attacking Bp. Finn for a minute or two to post – at long last- the news that the PCED has … Read More

Posted in Lighter fare, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, Throwing a Nutty, Universae Ecclesiae | Tagged , , , ,

NCR’s editor and publisher passed away: Joseph Feuerherd – R.I.P.

The National Catholic Reporter reports the death of their editor in chief and publisher. Joseph Feuerherd, NCR editor in chief and publisher, died this morning after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was 48. Funeral arrangements are pending. Feuerherd died … Read More

Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , ,

NCFishwrap’s editorial for women’s ordination: creepy ineducability

National catholic Reporter, Fishwrap, has an editorial today in favor of the ordination of women. Whom did they consult as their expert?  The deposed Bishop of Toowoomba, William Morris. And for their theological “insights”?  You decide.  I have my own … Read More

Posted in SESSIUNCULA, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Thanks from Fr. Z for your PROTESTS

I spent a good deal of time today writing notes of thanks to people who sent in a PROTEST DONATION against the Fishwrap. I have also added the following names to the list of those for whom I will be … Read More

Posted in The Feeder Feed | Tagged
Comments Off on Thanks from Fr. Z for your PROTESTS

Australian analysis of the Toowoomba Tumult. Fr. Z muses.

It seems that Australia is the ground zero right now for discussions about ecclesiology, that is, the make up of the Church, who the Church is, how the Church is governed, what the Church believes. The removal of the Bishop … Read More

Posted in New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , ,

Observations on the Toowoomba Tumult. Fr. Z rants.

I am about to rant about Toowoomba and the NCFishwrap. Join a protest against the NCFishwrap during their fundraising drive by sending money to me.  I explain it here, but just trust me.  It’s a good idea. My rant today … Read More

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, Throwing a Nutty, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , ,

Towards Closure: possible reactions from the Catholic Left on the death of Usama Bin Laden

The über-Left likes President Obama, and so there is silence about Libya. But they don’t like covert military actions. They are on the horns of a dilemma! What are the symmetries between what is done to the USA and then … Read More

Posted in Lighter fare | Tagged