Pope Francis grants freedom to monsignor jailed over leaks

Mgr Vallejo was found guilty of passing confidential documents to journalists Pope Francis on Tuesday freed a Vatican monsignor convicted of leaking confidential documents to journalists, granting him a Christmas-time clemency. Francis granted “conditional freedom” to Spanish Monsignor Lucio Vallejo Balda after he served half of his 18-month sentence, the Vatican said late on Tuesday.… Continue reading Pope Francis grants freedom to monsignor jailed over leaks

The Church and the "New Normal"

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s marriage decision, these sober thoughts occur: 1.  The Supreme Court of the United States [SCOTUS] has rendered a decision that puts the Court at odds with the Constitution, with reason, and with biblical religion. 2.  SCOTUS has gotten it wrong before.  It got it wrong on race in… Continue reading The Church and the "New Normal"