Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Vatican”

Catholicism Hearts Chinese Commies?

Top Vatican official praises Chinese for fidelity to Catholic social doctrine. No, really, he said that

Posted February 6th, 2018

The Dangers Of ‘Dialogue’

When a call to talk is really an invitation to surrender

Posted September 13th, 2017

Lift High The Shoeboxes

Five hundred years after the Reformation, its time for crafts

Posted January 10th, 2017

Vatican To Radical Nuns: ‘Never Mind’

The latest move in the de-Ratzingerization of the Catholic Church

Posted December 16th, 2014

Sex Abuse: Different Pope, Same Strategy

Francis’s indefensible promotion of a fellow Jesuit who covered up abuse

Posted November 24th, 2014

The Tao of the Traditional Family

From both a leading rabbi and the Vatican, powerful explanations of how the traditional family is the Way to human flourishing

Posted November 19th, 2014

Vatican Vs. Liberal Nuns Slapfight, Explained

Tony Esolen is hilarious:  I’ve been following with some bemusement the interchanges …

Posted May 15th, 2014

Dante In The Vatican On Good Friday

Dante is everywhere! Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the papal household, preached in …

Posted April 18th, 2014

A Lavender Mafioso

Sandro Magister, one of the most credible journalists covering the Vatican, exposes Monsigner …

Posted July 19th, 2013

Milwaukee’s Shame

Laurie Goodstein in the NYT: Files released by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese …

Posted July 1st, 2013

Magister On Pope Francis’s Speedy Mass

Leading Vaticanist Sandro Magister wonders what was up with the pope abbreviating …

Posted April 2nd, 2013

Fleet Pope Francis

How was this Easter Vigil in the Vatican unlike past Easter Vigils?: …

Posted March 30th, 2013

There Is Nothing Hidden That Will Not Be Revealed

A day after he stood formally accused by three priests and one …

Posted February 25th, 2013

The Lavender Mafia

The Guardian brings us startling but, for insiders, unsurprising news: A potentially …

Posted February 21st, 2013

Is The Pope Infallible?

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

Posted February 17th, 2013

More On Benedict’s Resignation

The Washington Post reports that a lot of it had to do …

Posted February 15th, 2013

Benedict’s Warning?

Amid the flurry of writing about Pope Benedict’s abdication, this, from the …

Posted February 13th, 2013