Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “abuse”

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

Sex, Lies, And Clericalism

Andrew Sullivan writes on his blog accusing me of “sexual panic” in …

Posted February 25th, 2013

Mahony Proud Of His Humility

Catholic readers are choking my in-box with this link to retired L.A. …

Posted February 16th, 2013

Priest: Here’s Why Bishops Cover Up Abuse

Emphasizing the sacramental role of priests should never mean covering up their bad behavior.

Posted February 4th, 2013