By Charlie Johnston I am saddened by the trajectory of the world. Throughout my life, I have struggled to find ways of mitigating the consequences of the ever-growing disorder and malice that engulfs us. In some ways, I feel like the patriarch, Abraham, who kept pleading and bargaining with God to spare Sodom (Genesis 18:16-33). […]Read More 10,000 Islands of Faith
By Charlie Johnston Woe to those who call evil good and good evil – Isaiah 5:20 There is an old saying that a guilty man tries to hide all the evidence he can because he doesn’t know which piece, if revealed, will convict him. Similarly, an innocent man tries to get as much evidence out […]Read More A Time to Choose – Short Takes
By Charlie Johnston I am in Alabama right now, to spend Thanksgiving with family. I’ve been quiet for the last week – mainly out of sheer exhaustion from several month’s intensive work. At this time last week I arrived in Baltimore for the annual Bishop’s Conference. I attended Michael Voris’ protest rally. It was on […]Read More How Much Further Until We Hit Bottom?
By Charlie Johnston A week and a half into the accusations leveled by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, some patterns are becoming clear. Vigano and those who support him cite verifiable evidence, facts and timetables. The defenders of the Pope just smear the accusers and try to change the subject. Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich said […]Read More American Bishops I Admire