Travesty Down Under While Mourning Glaciers

‘Travesty’ does not seem to begin to describe what has happened in a court in Victoria, Australia, with the appeal of George Cardinal Pell on sexual abuse charges being rejected 2 to 1 in a three-judge panel. Readers may peruse the reflections of George...

Pius the Pious

Even if late in getting to Saint Pius X (+1914), better that than never. A peasant, he was the first such in centuries, the popes all being chosen from the ‘nobility’. He brought his simple ways into the papal office, rescinding the custom, amongst others,...