One of my favourite Catholic writers is the American professor Antony Esolen. He is a man of deep faith and searing intellect whose grasp of the English language, and appreciation of literature, make him always worth listening to. He recently wrote an excellent article pondering the different responses people tend to have when the church is in crisis. Here is the beginning of the article and a link to it in full.
I know there are plenty of Catholics who are, in one way or another, looking forward to the relentless institutional persecution that is coming our way unless we surrender the One Thing Needful to the secular left, and that is the family-destroying and state-feeding beast called the Sexual Revolution, with its seven heads and ten horns and the harlot squatting atop it. As I see it, these Catholics belong to four groups.
Will you be a persecutor? A quisling? An avenger? Or a soldier? Find out by reading the rest of the article over on Crisis