Pope Francis

December 5, 2013

No, Francis is not the Catholic Obama

Adam Shaw, the video game critic, has not been especially sought after as a commentator on faith before. Now, thanks to the power of Drudge, I
December 6, 2013

Francis, The Lionheart

“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” Alexander the Great
December 11, 2013

Catholic pundits react to selection of Pope as “Person of the Year”

Here are a few reactions from some Catholic thinkers about Time magazine’s decision to select Pope Francis as Person of the Year. Fr. Dwight Longenecker: The
December 11, 2013

How to Send a Christmas Card to Pope Francis

Yes, you can send a Christmas card to the Pope! I know, it’s not exactly earth-shattering news, but most people (e.g. me, five minutes ago) have
December 12, 2013

What we are witnessing is a battle not of flesh and blood

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December 16, 2013

Reality check: Burke’s star will shine on

The knives are out for Cardinal Burke this morning. He’s on the next plane out of Rome after Pope Francis sacked him and summarily ended all
December 17, 2013

When Jorge Mario Bergoglio was Born…

Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born in Buenos Aires on December 17, 1936. (BTW: Happy birthday, Holy Father!) He was born on Thursday of the third week
December 18, 2013

A Shockin’ Holy Saint?

In his classic book of Christian apologetics, Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis warns against the position–common today among spiritual-but-not-religious types–that Jesus was a fine ethicist (“Love your neighbor”)
December 20, 2013

Pope Francis, Breastfeeding, and Breaking with Catholic Tradition

We now know the answer to a question no one in the entire world was asking: What does the bishop of Rome think about breastfeeding in public? Sometimes