Catholicism

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Pope Francis has failed to understand the situation in Jerusalem

April 3, 2019 11:07 am

The luster of politics has once again dazzled him

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Who was the real St Patrick: an evangelist or a tax dodger?

March 14, 2019 9:05 am

Saint Patrick Retold: The Legend and History of Ireland’s Patron Saint by Roy Flechner reviewed

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An exposé of high-ranking gays in the Catholic Church bears the fingerprints of the Pope’s closest advisers

February 21, 2019 12:33 pm

In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy by Frédéric Martel reviewed

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The comfortable demise of Theodore McCarrick

February 16, 2019 4:14 pm

No other Catholic layman, however devout or virtuous, would be afforded such a happy retirement

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Abortion and the new covert culture war

February 4, 2019 4:08 pm

The two sides of the debate don’t inhabit the same universe

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The media were guilty of their own ‘fake news’ when it came to protesting schoolchildren

January 24, 2019 12:11 pm

It was so disheartening to see the liberal media go out of its way last weekend to confirm Trump’s cynicism

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How the Covington kids gave us our latest lesson on the ills of public shaming

January 22, 2019 1:26 pm

We’ve been doing this to each other for a while

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The progressive war on Catholic private schools

January 22, 2019 12:16 pm

First Georgetown Prep, now Covington. Who’s next?

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The amazing grace of golden Dawn Goldstein

January 11, 2019 9:43 am

Who is the convert hunting conservative Catholics?

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American Catholicism is going back to the future

December 19, 2018 11:20 am

A religious revolution is underway

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The US-Rome feud shows no sign of abating

November 21, 2018 12:07 pm

As conservatives, the US bishops’ instinct is to take the Pope’s slights on the chin. But in the last year, they’ve begun pushing back

Is Piers Morgan the only Catholic offended by the Met Gala?

May 9, 2018 12:24 pm

It will come as no surprise that something in the news has Piers Morgan deeply troubled. For the past two…

As a Catholic, I can’t really blame Paul Ryan for giving Fr Patrick Conroy the boot

April 28, 2018 8:28 pm

Like all stereotypes, the “sneaky Jesuit” is truer than not. And as a practicing Catholic, I’m grateful to the Society…

Franco’s deathly legacy

February 26, 2018 7:24 pm

Spanish restaurants in Germany are relatively rare, but not nearly as rare as biographies of General Franco. So when the…