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Posts tagged “Pope Francis”

Papally Blessing The Love Shack

Francis continues to make a revolutionary mark on contemporary Catholicism

Posted March 2nd, 2017

Pope Francis: Mercy For Child Molesters

Clericalism and cheap grace in the Vatican

Posted February 25th, 2017

The Mathematics Of Mottramism

Pope Francis and the sophistry of saying that for God, 2 + 2 can equal 5

Posted January 19th, 2017

Pope Francis & Child Abusers

The pontiff talks a good game about reforming the Church’s handling of abusive priests. But he’s not serious

Posted January 3rd, 2017

‘Tenderness Leads To The Gas Chamber’

On euthanasia, the Catholic bishops of eastern Canada say, ‘Who are we to judge?’

Posted December 13th, 2016

Rumors Of Schisms

Events in Catholicism and Orthodoxy may be pushing both churches to the brink

Posted December 11th, 2016

Poop Talk With Pope Francis

Dining advice from the say-anything pontiff

Posted December 7th, 2016

Authority, Power And Responsibility

A lesson from an antique British monarch on ‘The Crown’

Posted December 4th, 2016

The End Of Catholic Marriage In San Diego

How seemingly small changes in marriage disciplines for mercy’s sake can crash the entire concept

Posted December 2nd, 2016

What Pope Francis Knows

A faithful Catholic reader says that most ordinary Catholics don’t care about fidelity to Church teaching

Posted November 30th, 2016

Francis Surrogate Fires Warning Shot

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

Posted November 29th, 2016

How Are Pope Francis & Donald Trump Alike?

If you’re offended by the question, you’re not paying close enough attention

Posted November 28th, 2016

Vatican Bombshell

Four cardinals demand answers from stonewalling Pope Francis

Posted November 14th, 2016

Commies Yes, Trads No

Pope Francis has harsh words for Latin Mass enthusiasts, but warm ones for Marxists

Posted November 11th, 2016

Pope: ‘Surrender Means Security’

Francis says the more Muslim refugees Europe welcomes, the safer it will be from terrorism. No, really, he said that

Posted September 18th, 2016

The Problem Of Uncertain Trumpets

Church leaders who stand for anything stand for nothing

Posted August 12th, 2016

Can Christians Afford The Leadership We Have?

They’re either fighting yesterday’s battles, fighting for the enemy, or not fighting at all

Posted August 8th, 2016