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Ross Douthat explains the situation to liberal ‘c’atholic academics.

Ross Douthat is not lying down and letting the effete liberal catholic academic mafia kick him. He has declared war. Rather, perhaps he has openly stated that a state of war does in fact exist – he didn’t start it – and that … Continue reading

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VIDEO Ross Douthat on the Crisis of Conservative Catholicism

Ross Douthat is now the target of snark by liberal catholics even though he writes for Hell’s Bible (aka New York Times). Ross recently gave a talk at Erasmus Address gathering sponsored by First Things.  It is a must view talk. You might … Continue reading

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Winters attacks

Michael Sean Winters of the National Schismatic Reporter brought a smile to my face today! Winters is primarily reacting to Ross Douthat’s recent piece HERE.  Douthat commented in his piece on those who are more traditional and how they see Pope Francis. … Continue reading

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Wm. Oddie on the upcoming Synod: no change in doctrine

At the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, William Oddie has his say about Card. Kasper, his odd notions about Communion for the divorced and remarried, the upcoming Synod and Pope Francis. Read the whole thing HERE, but I … Continue reading

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Ross Douthat on the dangerous redefinition of “freedom of religion”

In the Sunday edition of Hell’s Bible (aka The New York Times) there is a good op-ed by Ross Douthat.  I recommend his book: Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics. Defining Religious Liberty Down By ROSS DOUTHAT THE … Continue reading

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Douthat’s NYT Op-Ed: Can Liberal Christianity Be Saved?

From Hell’s Bible, aka The New York Times: OP-ED COLUMNIST Can Liberal Christianity Be Saved?  [In this case I am in favor of euthanasia.] By ROSS DOUTHAT IN 1998, John Shelby Spong, then the reliably controversial Episcopal bishop of Newark, … Continue reading

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Is Benedict XVI a “better Pope” than John Paul II? A couple views and then Fr. Z really rants.

The Holy Spirit probably does not choose Popes.  As Joseph Ratzinger explained before his own election, the Holy Spirit guides the choice of a Pope, or a Council for that matter, so that we don’t inflict irreparable damage on ourselves. … Continue reading

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