Ed Condon

Ed Condon

Ed Condon is a canon lawyer working for tribunals in a number of dioceses. On Twitter he is @canonlawyered. His opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Catholic News Agency.

Articles by Ed Condon

Commentary: The Vatican gap between theory and practice

Feb 16, 2018 / 16:00 pm

Yesterday Pope Francis issued a new letter motu proprio entitled Imparare a congedarsi, or “Learning to take your leave.”

Analysis: The ambassador’s visit to Rome’s American seminary

Jan 10, 2018 / 16:00 pm

On Jan. 10, Callista Gingrich, the United States Ambassador to the Holy See, was a guest at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. She visited the college to receive a blessing as she embarks upon her work as ambassador, according to sources at the North American College.

Commentary: Tolerance, wedding cakes, and a free society

Dec 7, 2017 / 11:11 am

This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The result of the case, which is expected to be delivered this summer, is likely to have considerable impact on the future of free speech, religious liberty, and free enterprise in the United States.

Commentary: Don’t buy fake agendas; defend the pope!

Nov 17, 2017 / 15:00 pm

For years now, I have been bemoaning the growing number of so-called progressive Catholic figures, in academia, the media and the outer curial orbit, who fancy themselves to be the Pope’s ideological vanguard, amidst what they have taken to calling their “intra-ecclesial battle.”