Thursday, May 5, 2016


"The Berrigans were paradigmatic of what 'new' Catholicism looked like when melded with the genius of America"

"This is the Catholicism that helped make a person like Pope Francis possible."

Two statements from a recent Sojourners article following the death of Daniel Berrigan. If the reader finds  these statements to miss the mark, my book, The Smoke of Satan in the Temple of God tells the story of what happened in the Churchin the U.S. following the Second Vatican Council, which goes a long way in explaining why the author of the Sojourners piece needs a remedial course in Catholicism....