Kommentar: Die Affäre Pell und die Kirchenkrise

Es wäre eine gewaltige Untertreibung zu behaupten, die Entscheidung des Berufungsgerichtshofes von Victoria, Kardinal George Pells Verurteilung eines Geschworenengerichts wegen sexuellen Missbrauchs aufrecht zu erhalten, hätte “unterschiedliche” Kommentare und Reaktionen ausgelöst. Von Jubelrufen, dass der Kardinal hinter Gittern bleiben wird, über vernichtende Kritik am Zustand der Polizei in Victoria sowie der gesamten australischen Justiz geht […]

The Lion of Münster: Check out this CNA Newsroom podcast about Cardinal von Galen

Another great podcast this week, and I am not just saying that because I got to be involved (*). This story is a very timely reminder of what courageous bishops and Catholics in general can achieve in times of totalitarian ideology and its merciless logic of inhumane terror. https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/column/ep-37-true-facts-about-the-lion-of-mnster-4053 (*) If you like this kind […]

Chesterton’s Cause for Canonization

Dale Ahlquist, President, Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, reponds to the bishop of Northampton’s objections to the cause for canonization of GK Chesterton Although it is clear Bishop Doyle will not be opening the Cause of Canonization for G.K. Chesterton, this does not mean the cause is dead. We are confident that, in time, it […]

Welcome to the rebooted Wimmerblog

Rebooting this blog today. Must be my fourth blog. The others, not all written in my name, are history. The blog is updated every day or so. In my other roles, I cover a lot of news and current affairs – and then I do other forms writing. This is one more, mainly for observations […]