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Posts tagged “Pope Francis”

Pope Francis, Chaplain To Liquid Modernity

R.R. Reno: ‘This papacy is uniquely invertebrate’

Posted November 9th, 2017

Pope Francis Has A Benedict Option

It’s not the same as mine — but we share a similar critique

Posted October 30th, 2017

Found In The Cosmos

What’s in a word? A fresh New Testament translation raises the question fruitfully

Posted October 16th, 2017

The ‘Francis Option’: An Alternative to The Benedict Option?

CL chief says that Pope Francis is the answer to ‘liquid modernity’

Posted October 15th, 2017

Francis & The Death Penalty

The Pope appears to contradict established Catholic teaching. Is that a problem?

Posted October 12th, 2017

Does Pope Francis Oppose The Benedict Option?

Father Spadaro says so — but on the Ben Op, he doesn’t know what he’s talking about

Posted October 11th, 2017

Fighting In The Francis Era

Liquid modernity is the universal solvent of revealed religion

Posted September 20th, 2017

Top Papal Adviser Denounces ‘Ecumenism Of Hate’

And: papal mouthpiece apparently condemns Benedict Option

Posted July 14th, 2017

Auf Wiedersehen, Dear Cardinals!

With Pope Francis and two dispatched German cardinals, mercy is as mercy does

Posted July 9th, 2017

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