Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Pope Francis”

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

Is Fidel Castro A Prophet Of Almighty God?

Why, yes he is, according to the elderly commie priest whose right …

Posted August 6th, 2014

Nienstedt Is Here To Stay

St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt, who has been under intense …

Posted July 31st, 2014

Germany Vs. Argentina? I’m On Team Benedict!

Surrender, Argentina! (Sorry about Oranje, though. Painful.)

Posted July 9th, 2014

Pope To Abuse Victims: ‘No Más.’ Really?

A new beginning, or the same old same old?: Pope Francis on …

Posted July 7th, 2014

The Pope Does Not Like The Penthouse

Pope Francis, via a well-placed leak to the press, is blistering Cardinal …

Posted June 2nd, 2014

The Road To Nicaea 2025

The Ecumenical Patriarch, the titular leader of Orthodox Christians, met recently with …

Posted June 2nd, 2014

The Catholic Party Vs. The Catholic Church

Be a good Catholic: prepare yourself to resist the Pope. That’s the …

Posted May 8th, 2014

Pope Francis’s Vatican Rebukes Liberal Nuns

Score one for the people who say Francis is about changing style, …

Posted May 7th, 2014

Why How Pope Francis Handles Divorce Matters

In his Sunday column, Ross Douthat expressed concern that the way the …

Posted April 30th, 2014

Twitter Is Not A Format For Complex Moral Discussion

Inequality is the root of social evil. — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) April …

Posted April 28th, 2014