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Posts tagged “Pope Francis”

Pope Francis Loves Dante

Pontiff calls Dante ‘the prophet of hope … the herald of the possibility of redemption’

Posted May 4th, 2015

Finn Is Finished

Good on Francis for sacking compromised bishop

Posted April 22nd, 2015

Radical Nuns Okayed by Pope Francis

The heat is off heterodox Catholic nuns

Posted April 17th, 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 Pope & San Gennaro

A miracle today in Naples when the Pope visits the cathedral

Posted March 21st, 2015

Could Pope Francis Teach Here?

Immaculata High School forces teacher to remove anti-gay Facebook post

Posted March 12th, 2015

Jew to Pope: ‘Re-Christianize Europe!’

A prominent Jewish scientist and thinker urges Francis to re-evangelize Europe — before it’s too late

Posted February 7th, 2015

Our Crackpot Baconian Future

Why transgenders, transhumanists, and other fringe figures matter

Posted February 4th, 2015

Francis: Pope of the End Times?

Why does Pope Francis keep telling people to read a novel about the Apocalypse?

Posted January 26th, 2015

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