By Charlie Johnston No matter what Robert Mueller dredges up, I will stand with Donald Trump and the legitimately elected government. It wasn’t always that way. Two years ago, I opposed Trump; a year and a half ago, I regarded him with disdain; now I stand foursquare behind him, warts and all. That is because […]Read More On the Bank of the Rubicon – Short Takes
By Charlie Johnston I pray an intricate private Rosary. One of the things I do is offer each decade of a mystery for a specific, fixed intention. My literal intention for the third decade of each mystery is, “…to the honor of and seeking the intercession of St. John Paul the Great, whom I claim […]Read More Is the Pope Catholic?
By Charlie Johnston “If Francis had been Pope when you came into the Church, would you have still come in?” It was a clever question posed to me a few months ago by a shrewd friend. I had been a great admirer of St. John Paul the Great for over a decade before I was […]Read More The Foundation of Authority: Mileposts on the Road to Rome