Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “pope”

Dante vs. the Mottramists

Christendom’s greatest poet shows us that fidelity to the Church may require criticism of it

Posted October 16th, 2014

Where Dougherty Is Right — And Wrong

A Catholic theologian who asks me to withhold his name writes in …

Posted May 8th, 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 Benedict: Not Rottweilerish Enough?

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

Posted April 17th, 2014

Who Cares What Pope Francis Says?

Catholic theologian Adam DeVille says people need to quit getting so worked …

Posted October 19th, 2013

Once In Two Thousand Years

It was, in my view, a wonderful, marvelous thing that Ecumenical Patriarch …

Posted March 19th, 2013

Can A Pope Sack Bishops?

Mark Shea — whom I like, just so you know — and …

Posted March 15th, 2013

Francis Does Not Please Catholic Traditionalists

The Rorate Caeli blog, written by Traditionalist Catholics, is deeply apprehensive about …

Posted March 13th, 2013

Francis, The First Jesuit Pope

Habemus papam! Francis I, the first non-European pope in centuries, and the …

Posted March 13th, 2013

Entitlement Vs. Responsibility

CWNews editor Phil Lawler has been one of the best Catholic commenters …

Posted March 7th, 2013

Where American Catholics Are

The new NYT/CBS poll of American Catholics is out, and it shows …

Posted March 5th, 2013

Authority In The New Order

A report on the upcoming conclave by NPR’s Sylvia Poggioli raises two …

Posted March 4th, 2013

Fear Of A Black Pope

This morning I appeared via Skype on a BBC World Service program …

Posted March 1st, 2013

Is The Pope Infallible?

The Times has an interesting report on the theological problems caused by …

Posted February 17th, 2013

Yes To A Female Pope?

  In all seriousness, I thought when Cardinal Ratzinger was elected pope, …

Posted February 11th, 2013

Fin De Regime at The Vatican

Spiegel has a lengthy piece on the intrigue around the court of …

Posted June 18th, 2012