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Posts tagged “Benedict XVI”

The Sacred Mission To Destroy Normality

The lines of culture war battle become ever more clear

Posted June 24th, 2019

Benedict Option: What Else Is There?

When dialogue with the world is pointless, stop talking and start walking to Subiaco

Posted April 14th, 2019

Further Reflections On BXVI’s Essay

The world is corrupt, and so is the visible Church. Small communities of really believing Christians are necessary to keep our eyes on God

Posted April 13th, 2019

BXVI’s Benedict Option

Pope Emeritus says building ‘habitats of faith’ is an ‘essential task of evangelization’

Posted April 10th, 2019

Inside Father Dinh’s Closet

Part II of my review of ‘In The Closet Of The Vatican’

Posted February 28th, 2019

The Perils Of Ideological Blindness

A progressive Catholic journalist arranges Francis facts to confirm her biases. Been there, done that

Posted October 9th, 2018

LGBT Ideology Abolishes Man

The fight over sex and sexuality is not just a moral conflict, but also an anthropological one

Posted October 4th, 2018

Benedict Option & The Church Of The Future

Sandro Magister: ‘The most important religious book of the decade’ reveals the value of monasticism to moderns

Posted September 19th, 2018

Joseph Ratzinger’s Benedict Option

Reconsidering the power of Benedict XVI’s retreat into contemplative seclusion

Posted September 3rd, 2018

Eyes That Watch For God

On cultivating hearts that watch and receive

Posted May 8th, 2018

Pope Francis’s Fake News

The contempt Team Francis has for the thought of Benedict XVI is stunning

Posted March 18th, 2018

Ben Op Billy Graham

In 1969, the great evangelist saw the future

Posted February 21st, 2018

The Story Of God

Douthat: ‘We’re living in the Iliad or Odyssey of heaven’

Posted January 18th, 2018

Pope Benedict’s SOS

A stunning remark by Benedict XVI characterizing the crisis within Catholicism

Posted July 15th, 2017

Trump: Will The West Survive?

A question that deserves an answer — but it’s not likely to be a comforting one

Posted July 6th, 2017

Ambrose At The Still Point Of The Turning World

Evening with old bones in the garden of a Milanese crypt

Posted July 6th, 2017

‘There Is No Plan B’

Sooner or later, US Christians are going to have to think hard about the Benedict Option

Posted May 22nd, 2017