By Patti Armstrong, EWTN News - Catholics know that the devil seeks our destruction and is forever looking for openings to destroy God’s Church and harm souls. The sex abuse scandal reveals that he found hospitality among those who should have turned him out… Father Thomas noted that sexual abuse involving children, both inside and outside of the Church, is especially heinous. “By sexually abusing children, Satan desires to destroy the icon of the kingdom of God. He wants to destroy the most innocent version of humanity, which is the child.”… Father Thomas encouraged Catholics to be strong and be prepared to persevere. “We are in for a long storm,” he said…
By Bill Bumpas, OneNewsNow - In response, there have been calls for a boycott of Nike and the company's stock took a hit… Justin Danhof, director of the National Center for Public Policy Research's Free Enterprise Project, says Nike appears to have made a bad business decision by promoting Kaepernick. The corporation, he argues, "is appealing to a small, racialized market that supports Black Lives Matter and apparently hates the police."
By Dr. Jared Staudt, Those Catholic Men - It’s amazing how many times I’ve heard from fellow Catholics that they think that God directly chooses the pope. Just yesterday someone said that they refused to criticize the pope because he was given to the Church by the Holy Spirit. The Church does not teach that position. According to the laws of the Church, the Cardinals choose the pope while praying for the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
By Austin Ruse, The Stream - It’s possible the president does not know what the Vatican is really doing to handle the crisis. Someone should tell Trump that Pope Francis and his men have been content to remain silent and allow media cutouts to slander the accuser, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, who released his j’accuse two weeks ago... Consider that high-ranking officials of a foreign government have covered up the criminal sexual assault of American men and boys. This is how this crisis should be viewed by the U.S. government.