All posts by Archbishop Bruce J. Simpson, OSJB

Boy leaning on wall

Hatred Is Alive and Well in Pennsylvania

Once again the forces of ultra-conservatism are on the march in Pennsylvania. Once again, their target is the GLBT community. This conservative force is made up of rightwing religious elements, national conservative groups, and special interest segments of the far right that just aren’t satisfied

U.S. Soldiers with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division relax before attending an after-action review of a live-fire exercise at the Pohakuloa Training Area, Mauna Loa, Hawaii, Sept. 20, 2012. Original public domain image from Flickr


It is with great anger and utter disgust that I read the news today regarding the two young American soldiers who were captured in Iraq and found dead. Not only were they found dead but also they had been tortured and beheaded. It will take

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

Enough Is Enough

Once again the Vatican has astounded me by its obsession with the gay community throughout the world. Pope John Paul II has once again issued yet another call for war against a gentle and peace loving people by accusing the community of “an aggressive attempt