Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Catholic Church”

Uncle Ted & The Grand Inquisitor

A lot of people have known about Cardinal McCarrick’s sexual corruption for a long time. Why have they kept silent?

Posted June 22nd, 2018

Church: Cardinal McCarrick Is A Molester

The retired Washington, DC, archbishop deserves his own #MeToo moment

Posted June 20th, 2018

Chilean Catholic Bishops Resign En Masse

In wake of abuse cases, an astonishing act of humility and responsibility

Posted May 18th, 2018

Francis Reaches Concordat With Communists

WSJ reports pontiff agrees to accept Beijing-blessed bishops

Posted February 1st, 2018

Francis Surrogate Fires Warning Shot

High-ranking Vatican official threatens to strip four dissenting cardinals of their rank

Posted November 29th, 2016

How Bad Leadership Destroys Institutions

Trump is the judgment on failed leaders of decadent institutions. He is likely only the first of many to come

Posted May 9th, 2016

The Desolate City

A young Catholic man’s lament for his Church’s auto-destruction

Posted October 13th, 2015

Rotherham Is Everywhere

You don’t think you can be fooled by sexual abusers? You’re lying to yourself.

Posted September 7th, 2014

Edward Snowden: Traitor Or Hero?

James Bamford’s longish piece on Edward Snowden in Wired is well worth …

Posted August 14th, 2014

Catholic Bishops As Fifth Columnists In War On Religious Liberty

A reader sends along the sworn affidavit of Jennifer Haselberger (PDF), from 2008-2013 …

Posted July 15th, 2014

Bishop ‘Not Sure’ Child Molestation A Crime

In the clip above from a recent videotaped deposition, released today, Robert …

Posted June 10th, 2014

Eight Hundred Dead Irish Children

… thrown into the sewer, by Catholic nuns. From the Washington Post: …

Posted June 3rd, 2014

A Literary Catholic’s Lament

Jody Bottum’s Commonweal essay is the blog gift that keeps on giving. …

Posted August 26th, 2013

On Not Trusting The Church

Sorry to go all Catholic on you today, but I was really …

Posted July 29th, 2013

Pope Francis And Gays

On the plane back to Rome today, Pope Francis engaged in an …

Posted July 29th, 2013

Actions, Not Words, Francis

Ross Douthat has been at his best with his recent writing about …

Posted March 19th, 2013

How The Catholic Church Finances Itself

A fascinating look in The Economist at how the US Catholic Church …

Posted August 20th, 2012