There have been a lot of stories the past few weeks, all beginning with Rorate Caeli speculating that a papal document restricting the Latin Mass (effectively revoking Summorum Pontificum) was imminent. Allegedly, the document would leave religious orders that celebrate the Latin Mass alone, but revive the indult for all…


Warning: The following contains major spoilers for the recently finished Disney+ show WandaVision.

Americans of all stripes have opinions on why Donald Trump lost the election. In my mind, most of them are garbage. One I think that does stick is the idea that Trump (and the American Right) lost…


With Donald Trump now a private citizen, the Republican Party is abuzz with post mortem after post mortem about its state. One of the biggest questions centers around if the GOP can handle the new “Trump Coalition” effectively. …


Archbishop Marcel Leferbve (wikimedia)

Recently, a dispute has erupted between Taylor Marshall and various Catholic personalities regarding the SSPX. My opinion of Marshall is well known, so I don’t want to spend any time re-hashing that. …


Pope Francis gives Urbi et Orbi Blessing in St. Peter’s Square. Photo credit: Vatican Media

Yesterday, Pope Francis livestreamed a special Urbi et Orbi blessing (a blessing traditionally reserved for a new pope and the Church’s highest feasts), featuring Adoration and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. The purpose of this event was to beseech God for an end to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping through the…


Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano. Oct. 20, 2011, file photo. (CNS/Paul Haring)

One year ago, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the former Apostolic Nuncio of the United States (think chief diplomat) released a testimony that shook the Church. In it, he alleged that the then Archbishop McCarrick’s (no longer a Cardinal) predatory ways were not only long known by the Vatican, but that…


Everything Hidden Shall be Revealed: By Adam A. J. DeVille

The word “controversial” is overused. Often, the term is used for shock-jocks of writing, who create controversy simply by shouting something that sounds edgy. Then there is the type of controversial work that looks at the conventional wisdom of the…


One week after the explosive allegations by one Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, we read this morning that the investigation is over. Vigano’s claims have been debunked by journalists, his credibility is in shambles, the Pope was right for staying silent, and now everyone should move on. …


“I want to be more involved in sharing my faith.”

“I want to serve the Church by speaking up for truth.”

This is a common impulse for Catholics today, especially on social media. While the truth of the Catholic faith is unchanging, there is a greater desire among Catholics to…


“Brother in Christ.” Whenever I visit a certain parish nearby, that is how I am always greeted by several people. If I can be perfectly honest, they probably don’t even know my name. They don’t know what I do for a living. They just know I often am in the…

Kevin M. Tierney

Recovering blogger and editor. Young and bitter trad. Featured at Catholic Exchange, Catholic Lane, and a few other places.

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