…I suppose they always were, but the perception is different now and the assumptions have been transformed. While orthodoxy varies from diocese to diocese, very few devout and serious Catholics now regard themselves as being alone and in the besieged minority.
As for The Catholic New Times, it folded because nobody was reading it. The poor old brown crayon? The rumour is it became a New Age devotee of internet paganism and left Canada long ago. It will not be missed. (Source)
Change. Real Change. Good Change.