If you don’t know about Where Peter Is yet, you really should. Excellent posts like the one my friend Mike Lewis just put up why – go check out “A Catholic moral panic, two years on.” It tells the story of how right-wing Catholic media such as EWTN and their affiliate National Catholic Register, and LifeSite News, repeatedly spread half-truths and misleading or uninformed statements about the so-called Pachamama incident during the Amazon synod.
This was part of a larger campaign to opposed Pope Francis and the Amazon Synod. Cardinal Burke and Kazakhstan Auxiliary Bishop Athanasius Schneider were in on it. And of course Archbishop Vigano, Taylor Marshall, and Mel Gibson.
Mike Lewis explains it all admirably. It’s an interesting read. It’s also distressing.
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And ICYMI, last August Mike Lewis posted “Was Traditionis Custodes a response to concerned US bishops?” Yes, you read that rightly. It seems it might have been. Go check it out at Where Peter Is, There Is the Church. Do you see why I like that site so much?