Pat Perriello

Pat Perriello, a retired educator from the Baltimore City Public Schools, served as the coordinator of Guidance and Counseling Services and an associate professor at Johns Hopkins University. He is a former seminarian from St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore. Pat has long been interested in religion and politics and is currently concerned about the direction of the institutional church as well as the state of politics in the country.

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The church has picked up too much baggage over the centuries

What will this country be like after four more years of President Trump?

To impeach or not impeach

Will anything change after the Vatican meeting on abuse?

Democratic Party needs Joe Biden to run for president

We need to ensure there are no more government shutdowns

The church needs Vatican III

Open the government, release the 'hostages'

Impeachment is a process, and it is already underway

Light a candle in the darkness

A new level of information on Trump validates action

Trumpism may not be here to stay after all

With failed Baltimore meeting, the church is at a stalemate

In the face of sex abuse, the church should rethink the sacrament of reconciliation

What did we learn from the midterms' split decision?

Your midterm election vote is critical

Should Catholics celebrate Kavanaugh's elevation to Supreme Court?

Kavanaugh's confirmation leaves us with a divided country

The crisis in the White House is heading for denouement

Could reform of the church mean schism?