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.

Prime Directive: Do Not Upset The System

The cost of blind loyalty

Bishops Without Chests

Why does the Catholic Church’s episcopal system select for unfeeling corporate drones?

The PA Catholic Sex Abuse Horror

AG: ‘They protected their institution at all costs’

‘Francis Is A Dictator Pope — Thank God’

One of the pope’s biggest cheerleaders says Francis rules by personal whim, and praises him for it

Why It’s Personal

There’s one big reason why I keep following the Church sex abuse story

The Cancer Of The Cover-Up Mentality

The Keepers and the chronic curse of keeping your mouth shut to protect the Church

‘We Need A New St. Francis’

Field notes from the edge of Church catastrophe

UK Universities Attack The ‘Olds’

Senior white male professors assigned diversity re-educator to humiliate them into enlightenment

Omarosa Loop-De-Loops White House

Reality star goes rogue in the Situation Room

View From Your Table

Matane, Gaspé Peninsula, Québec, Canada

The Uncle Ted Optics Are All Wrong

LGBT Catholic conference in UK’s icky poster

The Church’s Coming Catastrophe

Catholic journalist: ‘A crisis exceeding in magnitude any other in recent memory’

Jordan Peterson: Canary In Progressivism’s Coal Mine

Why does the left hate him so much? Because he shows how bankrupt identity politics is

Gay Sex, Booze Scandal Shakes Boston Seminary

Cardinal O’Malley pink-slips seminary rector after online tell-alls

Frank Keating On The Catholic Bishops Today

‘Judas Iscariot is walking the earth, and is among the council of bishops’

The Death Of Richard Sipe

A peerless chronicler of clerical sex and ‘culture of deceit’

The Cost Of Real Church Leadership

What do bishops and senior pastors do when nobody believes them anymore? At Willow Creek, they resign. And with the US Catholic bishops?

Summer 2018 In Norcia

The Tipi Loschi help the monks of Norcia bring new life from the rubble

Opening The Closets Of The Privileged

Secretive gay bishops and the resonance of A Very English Scandal

Jim Foley, Man Of God

One old-fashioned Catholic dad’s strategy for fighting clerical sex abuse

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