Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Catholicism”

The Spiritual Economy Of The Olive Grove

Rebuilding the faith in a time of spiritual collapse

Posted August 18th, 2018

Uncle Ted’s Family Tradition

Uncovering the ‘genealogy’ of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

Posted August 17th, 2018

Traitors In Their Midst

Catholic activist and writer Austin Ruse wakes up to the true nature of the abuse scandal

Posted August 17th, 2018

The Banality Of The Bishops’ Evil

How the bureaucratic mentality abstracted evil in church abuse cases

Posted August 16th, 2018

Nienstedt Steps Aside At Napa

An important update on the story I posted here last week. Here’s …

Posted August 15th, 2018

Against Weak Men

If the faith matters to us, then our children have to see us defending it

Posted August 15th, 2018

The PA Catholic Sex Abuse Horror

AG: ‘They protected their institution at all costs’

Posted August 14th, 2018

‘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

Posted August 14th, 2018

Why It’s Personal

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

Posted August 14th, 2018

The Cancer Of The Cover-Up Mentality

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

Posted August 13th, 2018

‘We Need A New St. Francis’

Field notes from the edge of Church catastrophe

Posted August 13th, 2018

The Church’s Coming Catastrophe

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

Posted August 11th, 2018

Gay Sex, Booze Scandal Shakes Boston Seminary

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

Posted August 10th, 2018

The Death Of Richard Sipe

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

Posted August 10th, 2018

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?

Posted August 9th, 2018

Opening The Closets Of The Privileged

Secretive gay bishops and the resonance of A Very English Scandal

Posted August 9th, 2018

The Meaning Of The Benedict Option

Purification as a severe mercy, and training for hard times to come

Posted August 8th, 2018