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This sort of vitriol is profoundly changing the communion of the Catholic Church. And not just in its ethos, but also in the way it functions. It signals a new kind of censorship that uses verbal violence to intimidate individual Catholics, as well as institutions within the Church – institutions that exist (also) to protect the rights of Catholics.


— Massimo Faggioli writing in LaCroix about the social media campaign to rescind speaking invitations to Rev. James Martin, SJ.