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Posts tagged “Catholic”

The Pope & Priest Sexual Abuse

A quick follow-up on a couple of hot topics on this blog

Posted November 26th, 2014

Sex Abuse: Different Pope, Same Strategy

Francis’s indefensible promotion of a fellow Jesuit who covered up abuse

Posted November 24th, 2014

A Fraternity of Rape

Implications of the horrifying UVA fraternity rape scandal

Posted November 24th, 2014

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

The Journalist & The Jesuit

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

Posted November 18th, 2014

Protestant & Catholic in Latin America

The Western hemisphere is getting a lot more Protestant

Posted November 14th, 2014

Celebrating the Francis Effect

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

Posted November 11th, 2014

What Not to Say to a Convert

Things better left unsaid to new Catholics, and other converts

Posted November 11th, 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

Lost Sheep, Modern Pharisees

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

Posted November 7th, 2014

The Changing Countries of Christianity

The Spirit blows where it wills: three stories

Posted November 6th, 2014

The ‘Pedopriester’ Gets a Parish

A Belgian bishop appoints a convicted molester. So much for Pope Francis’s promise

Posted November 1st, 2014

Changing the Catholic Flag

Why Ross Douthat is right to worry about Pope Francis and reform

Posted October 28th, 2014

Has the Last Episcopalian Been Born?

On gris-gris charms and the decline of liberal Christianity

Posted October 27th, 2014

On Resisting Pope Francis to his Face

Ross Douthat says orthodox Catholics need to prepare for the Galatians 2:11 option

Posted October 25th, 2014

A Benedictine on the Benedict Option

The prior of the monastery in St. Benedict’s hometown on how Christians should deal with darkening times

Posted October 22nd, 2014