Catholic Church
May 2017
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Pope Francis: Death penalty is a “mortal sin”

Ed Morrissey May 11, 2017 6:01 PM

Ambiguity.

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Catholic archdiocese in Kansas City cuts ties with Girl Scouts

Ed Morrissey May 03, 2017 2:01 PM

Free markets and religious liberty.

Apr 2017
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Video: Will skyrocketing rent force closure of 9/11 chapel?

Ed Morrissey Apr 30, 2017 2:01 PM

“A part of living history … I don’t know how they can take it away.”

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WH: On second thought, we’d love to meet with Pope Francis

Ed Morrissey Apr 20, 2017 8:41 PM

“Obviously, we’d be honored …”

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Why do you attend church? Gallup found some unexpected answers

Andrew Malcolm Apr 15, 2017 8:01 PM

It’s the sermon, stupid.

Mar 2017
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Canadian bishops blast Trudeau for “cultural imperialism” in earmarking aid for abortion-rights activism

Ed Morrissey Mar 14, 2017 9:31 PM

“It is arrogant for powerful, wealthy nations to dictate what priorities developing countries should embrace.

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Did Pope Francis open the door to married priests?

Ed Morrissey Mar 09, 2017 8:41 AM

Not exactly.

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Notre Dame invite to Pence: Hometown hero, or presidential snub?

Ed Morrissey Mar 03, 2017 2:41 PM

Heckler’s vetoes and ambiguity.

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“Phone fast”: Catholic archdiocese launches toughest Lenten observance yet

Ed Morrissey Mar 01, 2017 9:01 PM

Disposition and disconnection.

Feb 2017
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Did the Vatican OK communion for “some” divorced-and-remarried Catholics?

Ed Morrissey Feb 14, 2017 8:21 PM

Doctrine and limiting principles.

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NYT: Bannon, Trump trying to take on the Pope

Ed Morrissey Feb 07, 2017 12:01 PM

Apply skepticism as needed.

Jan 2017
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Conway: We must “protect life from conception to natural death”

Ed Morrissey Jan 27, 2017 12:41 PM

What about the death penalty?

Nov 2016
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[Non-]breaking news: Pope Francis extends authority to priests to forgive abortions

Ed Morrissey Nov 21, 2016 8:31 AM

SSPX concession more interesting.

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Pope Francis ad infinitum: No, we’re not ordaining women as priests

Ed Morrissey Nov 02, 2016 8:01 PM

“For a modern pope, it may seem a decidedly un-modern stance.”

Oct 2016
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WSJ: Three cheers for subsidiarity!

Ed Morrissey Oct 13, 2016 7:21 PM

And for solidarity too — properly understood.

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More Podesta: Hey, who’s up for a Catholic Spring to reject church’s “middle ages dictatorship”?

Ed Morrissey Oct 12, 2016 4:01 PM

Podesta: Why do you think I’ve launched Catholic progressive groups?

Sep 2016
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“Catholics” for Choice run “Abortion in Good Faith” ads demanding end of Hyde Amendment

Ed Morrissey Sep 15, 2016 7:21 PM

“Offensive not only to Catholics, but to all who expect honesty and forthrightness in public discourse.”

Aug 2016
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May 2016
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Pope Francis viciously attacked on Twitter for professing faith in Christ

Larry O'Connor May 03, 2016 12:31 PM

What kind of loathsome vermin…

Apr 2016
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Turkey seizes all Christian churches in Diyarbakir

Jazz Shaw Apr 24, 2016 9:31 AM

Property of the state

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Did Pope Francis open the door to communion for divorced and remarried Catholics?

Ed Morrissey Apr 08, 2016 8:41 AM

“Consequently, I do not recommend a rushed reading of the text.”

Feb 2016
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Did the Pope signal acceptability of birth control to prevent Zika?

Ed Morrissey Feb 18, 2016 9:21 PM

The “lesser evil.”

Sep 2015
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Video: Pope Francis eases and expedites annulment process

Ed Morrissey Sep 08, 2015 10:41 AM

Vatican jiu-jitsu?

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Breaking: Pope still Catholic

Ed Morrissey Sep 01, 2015 8:41 AM

Outreach to SSPX?

Jun 2015
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Minneapolis-St. Paul archbishop resigns in response to prosecution of diocese over abuse failures

Ed Morrissey Jun 15, 2015 10:01 AM

Pope Francis sets up new board to try bishops over child-abuse scandals.

May 2015
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Is man inherently evil?

Jazz Shaw May 24, 2015 2:01 PM

Original sin and the monsters inside

Feb 2015
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Video: Archbishop of San Francisco defends morality codes for Catholic-school teachers

Ed Morrissey Feb 20, 2015 4:01 PM

“Would you hire a campaign manager who … shows disrespect for you and the Democratic Party in general?”

Dec 2014
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Two key figures in UVa story: Rolling Stone didn’t talk to us

Ed Morrissey Dec 08, 2014 8:31 AM

Plus, another Erdely/Rolling Stone story with holes in it?

Nov 2014
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Video: Pope Francis confirms September 2015 visit to US

Ed Morrissey Nov 17, 2014 1:31 PM

Family business.

Oct 2014
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Synod diary: Blessed endings and fractious beginnings

Ed Morrissey Oct 19, 2014 6:01 AM

Finalis.

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Synod diary: Home stretch, the German defense, and Where’s Waldo

Ed Morrissey Oct 17, 2014 1:21 PM

“Exclusion is not the language of the church.”