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Posts tagged “Benedict XVI”

Pope Benedict’s SOS

A stunning remark by Benedict XVI characterizing the crisis within Catholicism

Posted July 15th, 2017

Trump: Will The West Survive?

A question that deserves an answer — but it’s not likely to be a comforting one

Posted July 6th, 2017

Ambrose At The Still Point Of The Turning World

Evening with old bones in the garden of a Milanese crypt

Posted July 6th, 2017

‘There Is No Plan B’

Sooner or later, US Christians are going to have to think hard about the Benedict Option

Posted May 22nd, 2017

Resisting The Dictatorship Of Relativism

The real politics of the Benedict Option

Posted March 2nd, 2017

Pope Benedict’s Benedict Option

A 1958 lecture by Father Joseph Ratzinger speaks to the heart of the Ben Op

Posted February 20th, 2017

What Is The West, Anyway?

Enlightenment internationalism or Christian nationalism? Poland decides

Posted January 27th, 2016

Cardinal Turkson at Hare Krishna Event

If a curial cardinal had no problem with it, why should we?

Posted November 10th, 2015

Seminaries in Post-Christian America

What should institutions that prepare pastors do to address the cultural moment?

Posted October 27th, 2015

Religion in the ‘Great Exhaustion’

The Benedict Option as religious resistance to the decadent anti-culture

Posted October 21st, 2015

Christendom Come Back!

An exhausted Europe slouches toward its uncertain future

Posted October 21st, 2015

The Anti-Benedict Conspiracy

‘Et tu, Godfried?’ How Judases with red hats betrayed Ratzinger

Posted September 25th, 2015

Romano Guardini’s Vision

The philosopher who proclaims hope when the glass is empty

Posted June 26th, 2015

Religion & The Quickening

Reading Berdyaev through Rieff amid an epochal cultural revolution

Posted June 4th, 2015

Twitter Is Not A Format For Complex Moral Discussion

Inequality is the root of social evil. — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) April …

Posted April 28th, 2014

I Love Pope Benedict, Still

Congratulations to Pope Francis on his selection as Time’s Person Of The …

Posted December 11th, 2013

Art As Means Of Religious Conversion

A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us. — …

Posted October 19th, 2013