The latest issue of U.S. Catholic features a story with a title that will be familiar to long-time Patrollers, “Born-again Catholics: Evangelicals crossing the Tiber.” If you recall, almost exactly two years ago I published a piece in Religion Dispatches entitled “Evangelicals ‘Crossing the Tiber’ to Catholicism.”
Now, I know I’m [...]
David Sessions and I are the newest columnists at the religion website Patheos, a wonderful resource that Newsweek calls “Smarter Religion.” I write every Wednesday on the various manifestations of Christianity in culture, and Sessions writes bi-weekly on American politics and culture.
This week, Sessions exhorts readers that “It’s [...]
The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the Pope’s recent comments on condom use have ignited a “firestorm” and sparked a “frenzy” as the Vatican rushed to clarify his comments.
I have to confess that I found the article somewhat baffling, especially in consideration of the highly specific, convoluted hypothetical in [...]
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