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Amid Fight Over Kavanaugh, Annual Red Mass for Supreme Court Skips the Politics

posted on October 1, 2018

The Washington Post’s Julie Zauzmer reports, “As the nation focuses on the bitter fight over Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh, Washington’s Catholic cathedral held its annual Red Mass honoring Supreme Court justices and the judiciary on Sunday – with nary a word about the debate over whether to confirm President Trump’s pick.” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Clarence Thomas and Stephen G. Breyer attended the mass, along with retired Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. Melissa Byrne, who attended the mass, said, “They had an audience of people that had actual power, and didn’t use the homily to talk about the children who are incarcerated, to talk about believing women. It was a waste of the power of the church.”

Read at The Washington Post