It’s been a long time since I made a comic. I was looking for an excuse to make one, and I found a news story that jumped out at me.
Kristina Keneally’s article, “When I First Heard Tim Minchin’s Song about Cardinal Pell, I Laughed. Then I Started Crying,” is pathetic, but Keneally deserves criticism not sympathy. Keneally describes herself as a Catholic and a public critic of Cardinal Pell and the Catholic church on its handling of cases of … Continue reading
The New York Times editorial “Los Angeles’s Costly Lesson for the Vatican” ends, The misconduct of numerous diocesan leaders wielding near total power in the abuse scandal must be confronted in Rome and remedied. Evading this will dim the great hopes for the church that Pope Francis has stirred. Obviously … Continue reading
To: Hubert T. Lacroix, CEO, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation From: Veronica Abbass Date: February 5, 2014 Re: “Vatican ‘regrets’ damning UN report on abuse” The picture of a pious thoughtful pope holding an over sized, ostentatious crucifix at the top of the CBC article “Vatican ‘regrets’ damning UN report on abuse” … Continue reading
An Ontario judge has ruled that thirteen Lev Tahor (a Haredi sect) children are to be surrendered to Quebec child welfare authorities pending a 30-day appeal. You may recall that the entire Lev Tahor community of 200 people (half of them children) moved from Quebec to Chatham after investigations from … Continue reading