Who is behind The Pillar, the newsletter rocking the Catholic Church?

When a conservative newsletter called The Pillar published a story last week alleging to have cellphone data indicating that Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill, a high-ranking official at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, used the hookup app Grindr, many in the media, tech and religion world wanted to know just how they did it, and whether it was ethical. But another, equally common question was: What is The Pillar? The short answer: The Pillar is a Catholic publication founded at the beginning of this year on the Substack platform, a popular subscription newsletter service that has attracted an array of high-profile writers (and, in turn, an array of criticism).

Who is behind The Pillar, the newsletter rocking the Catholic Church?

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