Catholicism

Catholic Schools Are Brazenly Firing Pregnant Lesbian Teachers
And they're using morality as a defense
September 04, 2014

And they're using morality as a defense.

How a Pope Helped Mussolini Rise to Power
And tried to stop him before it was too late
March 08, 2014

But then tried to stop him, before it was too late.

Ross Douthat is Wrong About Me (and God)
January 07, 2014

More cluelessness attacks on atheism in the New York Times

The Worst Imaginable Case FOR Gay Marriage
August 26, 2013

Joseph Bottum, the conservative Catholic writer, has penned a long piece for Commonweal in which he declares that he is now in favor of gay marriage.

Gays Storming Vatican!
June 12, 2013

In tomorrow's New York Times, Rachel Donadio has a hilarious piece on the Vatican's 'Gay Lobby,' which Pope Francis acknowledged this week in conversation. It seems that the previous Pope sent a dossier (dossier? really?

Euro Skepticism
Why Benedict XVI tried, and failed, to evangelize Europe
February 13, 2013

Benedict XVI's central ambition was to evangelize his homeland. Why did he fail so badly?

Poor Cricket
April 21, 2003

The Victorians By A.N.Wilson (W.W. Norton, 544 pp., $35) A.N. Wilson is a clever and versatile man. He is the author of a dozen novels, variable in quality, the best of which are amusing and skillfully constructed, but with an undertone of moral seriousness, lightly camp but oddly touching. He is a prolific newspaper columnist in Britain.