Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Catholicism”

The Journalist & The Jesuit

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

Posted November 18th, 2014

The Blessing of a Wrathful God

Avoiding the dreary consequences of Inconsequentialism

Posted November 17th, 2014

American Idol Worship

Moralistic Therapeutic Deism: the universal solvent of Christianity

Posted November 13th, 2014

The Obamafication of Pope Francis

Is the audaciously hopeful Pope Francis going to vindicate or disappoint Catholic progressives?

Posted November 10th, 2014

The ‘Pedopriester’ Gets a Parish

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

Posted November 1st, 2014

The Catholic Party

What would St. Athanasius say about Pope Francis’s Church?

Posted October 31st, 2014

Changing the Catholic Flag

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

Posted October 28th, 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

From Catholic to Orthodox?

Could liberalizing Pope Francis invalidate Catholic claims? John Zmirak says yes

Posted October 20th, 2014

Catholics, the Real Liberals

Surveys show that Catholics are more socially progressive than most US Christians

Posted October 18th, 2014

Maggie Gallagher’s Crisis of Faith

The Catholic campaigner for traditional marriage says the situation in Rome is very serious indeed

Posted October 17th, 2014

If Pope Francis Loses Conservatives

The risks the pontiff takes implementing his plan to liberalize the Catholic Church

Posted October 17th, 2014

Pope Francis: Liberal Machiavelli?

Linker: Long-term papal strategy key to understanding chaos out of Rome Synod

Posted October 15th, 2014

As Churches Do, Churches Come to Believe

You think doctrine is safe from changes in pastoral practice? Think again

Posted October 14th, 2014

What Is Desire for?

Why do so many moderns privilege sexual desire as uniquely immune to judgment?

Posted September 24th, 2014

Finding Your Religion

Stories from people who once were lost, but found a way to God, and transcendance

Posted September 23rd, 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