**Updated** Vatican Audit: The Suspension that Doesn’t Add Up

**This post has been updated** Last week a letter, signed by Archbishop Becciu of the Holy See’s Secretariat of State, was circulated to all the departments of the Vatican. It informed them that PricewaterhouseCoopers’ independent audit of the finances of the Curia had been “suspended”. This was widely interpreted as a bold and public display… More **Updated** Vatican Audit: The Suspension that Doesn’t Add Up

Pope Francis Wants a Hospital, Kasper Wants a McDonald’s

Cardinal Kasper has been taking a preemptive victory lap ahead of the post-synodal apostolic exhortation, which is expected to by published early next month. But, despite what he thinks, his famous proposal won’t be in it. This is because his vision of the Church is totally different from the Pope’s. The Francis model of a… More Pope Francis Wants a Hospital, Kasper Wants a McDonald’s

Why the National Review Letter Won’t Stop Trump

This post first appeared on the Catholic Herald website on 9 March, 2016. Earlier the week, the National Review carried a fluent and compelling open letter from George Weigel and Robert George, addressed to all Catholics and people of good will. The letter was the latest in a series of serious and thoughtful engagements with… More Why the National Review Letter Won’t Stop Trump