The Voice of the Trumpet, An Unfinished Symphony
- Bishop Bernard Fellay
"Bishop Fellay is a man with whom one can dialogue. That is not the case for other elements who are a little strange, such as bishop Williamson or others who have been radicalized."
- Pope Francis
"[The Williamson case was a]n unforeseen mishap.... [C]onsulting the .... Internet would have made it possible to perceive the problem early on .... [I]n the future in the Holy See we will have to pay greater attention to that source of news[!]"
- Pope Benedict XVI
"Notorious[;] obstinate[;...] a thorn in the side of those seeking rapprochement."
- Spiegel online
A beast and a “dinosaur" to some, an "extremist" to the mainstream Church and media, and a hero to loving and loyal admirers, BISHOP RICHARD WILLIAMSON is likely the most loved and hated Catholic cleric since the American Radio Priest of the 1930's. Either way, it is impossible to avoid him. In this charming - and, in its own right, provocative - account, his friend and confidant of nearly 30 years explains why.
DAVID ALLEN WHITE, Ph.D., graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota in 1970, end earned his M.A. from the University of Wisconsin and his Ph.D. from Indiana University. He taught literature at Temple University, the University of Wisconsin (Eau Claire), and the United States Naval Academy. His previous works include The Mouth of the Lion and The Horn of the Unicorn.