A Dark Day…But ‘it is always darkest before dawn’

January 20, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – January 20, 2021…a day which will live in infamy, the day Joe Biden was inaugurated “president” of the United States.  Running side-by-side with this day, will be the night of November 3rd, the night the election was stolen. Under the pretense of COVID, executive branch officials across a number … More A Dark Day…But ‘it is always darkest before dawn’

Why did McCarrick visit the Obama/Biden White House in July 2013?

December 24, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – Roma Locuta Est continues to explore and piece together the happenings surrounding and subsequent to the 2013 conclave which elected Cardinal Bergoglio, particularly as these relate to the ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick. Our articles to date on the subject have been assembled in the The Conclave Chronicles. Roma Locuta Est … More Why did McCarrick visit the Obama/Biden White House in July 2013?

The “Prevailing Interpretation” will not Prevail

December 13, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – The Where Peter Is blog recently posted an article by the site’s founder, Mike Lewis, entitled “Pope clarifies Amoris Laetitia in new book.”  The article covered the recently released book penned by Pope Francis, “Let Us Dream: The Path To a Better Future.”  Specifically, Mr. Lewis looks to Francis’s … More The “Prevailing Interpretation” will not Prevail

Glaring Omission in McCarrick Report: What about the “Influential Italian Gentleman?”

November 10, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – The Vatican finally released the long awaited report on disgraced, ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick.  Here at Roma Locuta Est, we are still digesting the 461 page report, entitled: “Report on the Holy See’s Institutional Knowledge and Decision-Marking Related to Former Cardinal Theodore Edgard McCarrick(1930 TO 2017).”  The full report may be found … More Glaring Omission in McCarrick Report: What about the “Influential Italian Gentleman?”

Fratelli Tutti, the Death Penalty, and Infallibility

October 6, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – Pope Francis issued his most recent encyclical, Fratelli Tutti on Sunday, October 4, 2020.  I may or may not write more on this tedious encyclical (“Tutti Frutti” as I have called it), but below I offer my initial reaction to the overall document. In addition, I briefly discuss the … More Fratelli Tutti, the Death Penalty, and Infallibility