The authority of the USCCB.

Many Catholics and others don’t know what the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is or what authority it has within the Catholic Church.  This article explains it very well.  Read more: Advertisements

Big Picture: HHS and soft totalitarianism

George Weigel brings his considerable skills as a journalist and an historian to the current persecutions in our own country.  This is just one of his many fine articles which we will continue to post for broader perspective on our immediate situation.  Inevitably the lessons of slow boiling a frog apply: real persecution rarely seems…