Tom Hoopes

October 20, 2013

Pope Francis’ Plain-Talk Catechism

Rome priest Father John Wauck told some Benedictine College students the other day that when Pope Francis repeats lessons from the Catechism in everyday language, the […]
September 30, 2013

Anti-Science? Fact-Resistant Secular Myths

Religious people are so insistent on our faith-based worldview that we reject scientific fact to preserve our comfortable fiction. Right? That’s the charge that is often […]
September 25, 2013

The Hard Way of Pope Francis

Call it “The Hard Way of Pope Francis.” Here are three major challenges of Pope Francis that I expect hit raw nerves in more Americans than […]
September 19, 2013

NEWS ALERT! Pope Francis Follows Jesus on Abortion

Minds are being blown even as we speak. A great new media fervor is starting about how Pope Francis is saying to back off from abortion […]
September 9, 2013

I Work At Our Lady’s College

I work at Our Lady’s college — you know, that college with a long history in the Midwest, a winning football tradition, a memorable fight song, […]
September 2, 2013

Pope Francis Beats Obama on Syria

Pope Francis has called for a worldwide day of fasting and prayer for peace on Sept. 7. His global strike for peace will beat Obama’s military […]
August 26, 2013

The Things Worth Losing For

Last weekend was Jody Bottum weekend in the Catholic blogosphere. Reading Bottum and the commentary on Bottum — those who agree with him that fighting for […]