Catholicism

Pope Francis Against the World
July 29, 2015

The backlash from liberals and conservatives alike is good for his mission.

Feminists Should Not Give Up on Pope Francis
July 17, 2015

Is Pope Francis a good feminist? Maybe not. But feminists shouldn't dispense with him just yet.

Confessions of a Catholic Novelist
June 21, 2015

When water, bread, and blood aren’t just water, bread, and blood.

The Catholic Church Is Not an Enemy of Science
June 12, 2015

Rick Santorum says Pope Francis should "leave science to the scientists." But the Catholic Church has long promoted harmony between faith and reason.

Catholic Schools Are Brazenly Firing Pregnant Lesbian Teachers
September 04, 2014

And they're using morality as a defense.

How a Pope Helped Mussolini Rise to Power
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?

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