Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Catholicism”

Dante, Catholicism, and Me

He didn’t make me Catholic again. But he reminded me why I love the Roman church

Posted April 24th, 2015

On Abuse, Dark Clouds Gather Over Francis

Watch what the pope does about sex abuse, not what he says

Posted March 28th, 2015

The New Life of Véronique

Leaving a dissolute life, the sister of France’s best-known public intellectual, a secular Jew, converts to Catholicism

Posted March 21st, 2015

Lent in Orthodixie

Is gator kosher for Orthodox Lent? Do Russians ever face this question?

Posted February 21st, 2015

Who Is a Christian?

Some of the Copts died with the name of Jesus on their lips. That doesn’t mean they were Christians, say other Christians

Posted February 18th, 2015

How The Children Made Him a Priest

Fr. Spencer Reece on his year teaching poetry to Honduran orphans

Posted February 2nd, 2015

Modern Marriage

Getting hitched in the First World in the 21st Century

Posted January 31st, 2015

Good for You, Catholic Church

A catechetical bus trip — with a Nashville Dominican too

Posted January 24th, 2015

How To Be A Gay Jesuit

Father Chris is caught going to a Gay Pride parade. What’s next for him as a Jesuit, according to the Jesuits?

Posted January 22nd, 2015

Shouting with a Still, Small Voice

Gregory Wolfe on contemporary Catholic literature and its discontented critics

Posted January 21st, 2015

Making Christianity Weird Again

Catechesis has failed. Time for something new. How about embracing the weird?

Posted January 18th, 2015

The End of American Civic Christianity

A First Things colloquium takes measure of America’s emerging post-Christian social and legal order

Posted January 16th, 2015

The Orthodox Dante

Why does the greatest Catholic literary work seem so Orthodox to this modern reader?

Posted January 15th, 2015

Catholic Marriage Culture

Maggie Gallagher asks why the Catholic Church can’t make more believers in Catholic teaching

Posted December 22nd, 2014

Thomism of the Table

A French Catholic crunchy con talks about God and food

Posted December 1st, 2014

Words of Conversion

Emile Zola, Dante Alighieri, and modern converts to Catholicism

Posted November 27th, 2014

The Journalist & The Jesuit

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

Posted November 18th, 2014