Author Archives: Rod Dreher

About Rod Dreher

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in St. Francisville, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

Cardinal Tagle On Sex Abuse

One of Rome summit’s speakers has said abuse cases can be dealt with through ‘canonical process’ alone

Facebook Erases Christian Martyrs

Team Zuckerberg bans woman for posting image of Christian martyrs held by ISIS

The Sham Rome Meeting

The program for the global Rome bishops’ meeting on sex abuse gives the game away

No Thanks, Lefty, We’re Good

When non-elite minorities don’t want progressives taking their side

Dear Father, Stop Whining

Blogger: ‘Most Catholics don’t care about the sex you’re not having. Chastity is our common calling’

Cool Church Or Faithful Church?

Methodists face schism over the LGBT issue

‘Francis Among The Queens’

Bombshell new book about Vatican gay mafia claims that Francis knew about McCarrick’s molestation of seminarians, but blew it off

‘We Are The Resistance’

A group of cheerful young Spanish Catholic men who are culture-warrior devotees of John Senior

Facebook Bans Jussie Wrongthink

For most of today, Facebook would not let readers share my TAC post on the actor’s fake hate crime, based on its ‘community standards’ banning hate speech

Mr. McCarrick & ‘Laicization’

A short primer on what it means

NYT Holds The Gay Catholic Party Line

The intrinsically disordered Pravda of the pro-LGBT movement makes yet another attempt to change the subject

Jussie Smollett’s Hate Hoax

CNN: Chicago police now believe that the actor made up the racist, homophobic MAGA attack

Mr. McCarrick, That Dirty Old Man

Francis give a capo in the lavender mafia gets the clerical death penalty. Next job: exposing the network that protected him

Why Join A Fraternity?

Nine DKEs at LSU arrested and charged with hazing. Why would anybody want to join these thugs?

Trump’s Fake Emergency

Trump’s declaration of a “national emergency” to fund the wall is preposterous …

GOP Donors Vs. GOP Voters

J.D. Vance on the disconnect within the Republican Party

Socialism & 2020

It’s going to be a central issue in the presidential race — and it should be

Sohrab Ahmari’s Conversion

From a childhood in Tehran to the gates of Rome, a remarkable American pilgrimage

View From Your Table

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Is ‘Cultural Socialism’ A Thing?

The phenomenon is real — but is ‘socialism’ the best way to describe it?

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