If you have never seen "Real Catholic TV" with Michael Voris, do not watch it unless you have a strong stomach for vitriol and venom. The Archdiocese of Detroit took the extraordinary step of posting the following notice just before Christmas:
Canon 216 is the relevant canon, and according to one of my canonical advisors, because Canon 216 is restrictive of rights, it must be interpreted strictly, not broadly. It is not clear to me that Mr. Voris' rantings qualify as "apostolic activity" although he clearly thinks they do.
I am not a fan of censorship. But, if any bishop in America wanted to pick a single media outlet to censor, and put them on the naughty list, Real Catholic TV would be my choice. Or, as one bishop said to me, "You know, it isn't real, it isn't Catholic, and it is not actually TV."
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