He served, not the people, but his agenda. He betrayed his oath of office and engaged in legalized plunder of this great land of faith and freedom. America has been fooled but not for long.
There is no doubt that the Church in America is being tried and tested. Not that she hasn’t been through this before, and not that it is a test isolated to the American prelates – but let not this diminish the current reality in which we find ourselves. Make no mistake: the American Church is at a crossing point, or rather at the point of the Cross. If the events of the last four years are not evidence enough, the sufficient proof lies in the unprecedented, stalwart response by our Episcopacy to at least two events: the invitation of President Obama to speak at Notre Dame’s general commencement ceremony, and the recent attack on religious liberty by the Department of Health and Human Services led by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.