How Lady Gaga’s “Angel Down” Reminds Me of the Church Abuse Crisis

I was never into Lady Gaga. Not that I disliked her or her music - I just didn't think anything about her. But her outspokenness about her fibromyalgia and her latest album, "Joanne," have made me a fan. One of my favorite songs on the 2016 album is called "Angel Down." Lady Gaga wrote the … Continue reading How Lady Gaga’s “Angel Down” Reminds Me of the Church Abuse Crisis

To Those Who Feel Angry With the Catholic Church

It's impossible to find a silver lining in this week's news that a Pennsylvania grand jury accused over 300 priests of abusing about 1,000 people over the course of 70 years. But for better or worse, I'm an idealist, so I always look for a silver lining. And without discounting the evil that was uncovered … Continue reading To Those Who Feel Angry With the Catholic Church