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Posts tagged “Pope Francis”

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

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

Celebrating the Francis Effect

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

Posted November 11th, 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

The Impoverished Catholic Conversation

Pope Francis said he was going to shift the Church’s focus. So far, he has failed

Posted October 21st, 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

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

Moralistic Therapeutic Reform

If churchgoers don’t take their own teachings seriously, why should anybody else?

Posted September 12th, 2014

The Appeal Of Islamofascism

The inspiring religionists of ISIS beheaded poor hostage Jim Foley, as you’ve …

Posted August 20th, 2014