Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Pope Francis”

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

The Egalitarian Pope Francis

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

Posted April 28th, 2014

Douthat On Dangers Of Pope Francis & Schism

The Catholic NYT columnist (well, the orthodox Catholic NYT columnist) Ross Douthat, …

Posted April 26th, 2014

Pope Francis, Divorce, & A Very Big Phone Call

An orthodox Catholic friend e-mails this David Gibson report on Pope Francis’s …

Posted April 24th, 2014

Pope Benedict: Not Rottweilerish Enough?

Paul Elie wonders what it must be like for Pope Benedict to …

Posted April 17th, 2014

Pope Francis Apologizes For Priest Sex Abuse

A public statement: I feel compelled to personally take on all the …

Posted April 11th, 2014