Church & State

Politics and Ideology

Recently my wife started a text group with family members and introduced the group as a place where we can discuss the two things we have been told never to discuss in polite company: religion and politics. The conversation quickly turned to the politics of Pope Francis and whether popes should be political or not. …

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Thoughts on Traditionis Custodes

On July 16, 2021, the Holy Father, Pope Francis knocked the wind out of a tiny but faithful segment of the Church. His moto proprio, Traditionis Custodes, and its accompanying letter reversed the work of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s Summorum Pontificum and harshly restricted the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass, otherwise known as the …

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