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Posts in category “Christianity”

The Town That Makes Priests

Why do so many young priests come from Fowler, Mich. (pop. 1,200)?

Posted November 22nd, 2014

The Return of Mormon Polygamy?

It’s unlikely, but not implausible in the emerging America

Posted November 21st, 2014

Bill Murray Misses The Latin Mass

He’s not a fan of ‘Gather Us In’ and ‘On Eagles’ Wings’ either

Posted November 20th, 2014

The End of the Anglican Communion?

The Archbishop of Canterbury concedes that worldwide Anglican bishops may never again meet

Posted November 19th, 2014

The Journalist & The Jesuit

Ross Douthat and Fr. James Martin, SJ, debate Pope Francis, Catholicism, and the family

Posted November 18th, 2014

Strong Faith: Blessing or Curse?

The case of George Scialabba raises some hard-to-answer questions

Posted November 17th, 2014

The Blessing of a Wrathful God

Avoiding the dreary consequences of Inconsequentialism

Posted November 17th, 2014

Protestant & Catholic in Latin America

The Western hemisphere is getting a lot more Protestant

Posted November 14th, 2014

A Rescue Mission on the Ocean of Fear

A college student says that churches who deny Meaning, Truth, and Purpose leave those drowning in anxiety without hope

Posted November 13th, 2014

American Idol Worship

Moralistic Therapeutic Deism: the universal solvent of Christianity

Posted November 13th, 2014

Celebrating the Francis Effect

Boston Franciscans take the Pope’s words and run screaming down the street

Posted November 11th, 2014

Bathing the Body of my Dead Friend

On the day I washed a jar of clay, I learned a powerful lesson about life

Posted November 11th, 2014

An Orthodox-Evangelical Alliance?

Russia’s Metropolitan Hilarion among the American Evangelicals

Posted November 10th, 2014

The Obamafication of Pope Francis

Is the audaciously hopeful Pope Francis going to vindicate or disappoint Catholic progressives?

Posted November 10th, 2014

Germany’s Pay to Pray Scheme

If you don’t pay the church tax, you can’t have the sacraments, say German bishops

Posted November 10th, 2014

Iditarod Theology

The OCA Metropolitan responds to Father Arida’s pro-gay essay

Posted November 7th, 2014

Lost Sheep, Modern Pharisees

Prophetic Catholic writer Anthony Esolen reads the riot act to his bishops

Posted November 7th, 2014