Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “abuse”

Moralistic Therapeutic Reform

If churchgoers don’t take their own teachings seriously, why should anybody else?

Posted September 12th, 2014

The Death of Father Larson

A man who did great evil is gone. Not that you would know from his diocese.

Posted September 8th, 2014

Race, Culture, Rotherham

How do we keep ourselves from seeing what we don’t want to see?

Posted August 29th, 2014

Media Bias & The Seal Of The Confessional Story

This might seem like inside baseball to some of you, but the …

Posted July 14th, 2014

Pope To Abuse Victims: ‘No Más.’ Really?

A new beginning, or the same old same old?: Pope Francis on …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Catholic 2 + Catholic 2 = Catholic 4

Andrew Sullivan insists that the horrific story about bones found in an …

Posted June 5th, 2014

Plucking The Demon Out Of One Eye

… while leaving a legion of them in one’s own: Bishop Thomas …

Posted November 16th, 2013

It Takes A Village To Torment A Child

I drew attention yesterday to Grant Gallicho’s excellent, lengthy post about the new …

Posted October 15th, 2013

The Moral Price Of Legalism & Clericalism

The disclosures in the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis case keep coming. You …

Posted October 8th, 2013

Religious Authority In An Age Of Authenticity

At the risk of going too Catholic-heavy today, I want to point …

Posted October 4th, 2013

The Testimony Of Deeds

Many of you may not know that Erin Manning has her own …

Posted September 26th, 2013

Dogs Going Back To Their Own Vomit

As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly. …

Posted September 24th, 2013

In Praise Of Catholic Whistleblowers

According to Laurie Goodstein of The New York Times, A new organization …

Posted May 21st, 2013

The Injustice Against Father MacRae

Dorothy Rabinowitz of the WSJ, who has been following for years the …

Posted May 11th, 2013

Catholic Shuffle

I have several links that Catholic readers have sent me in recent …

Posted May 11th, 2013

The Cult Of Mr. Berman

Creepy but fascinating Marc Fisher piece from The New Yorker about a …

Posted March 25th, 2013

Integrity & Accusation

An unnamed former priest who was one of the four who formally …

Posted March 2nd, 2013