Comment Moderation On

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Some of the haters are back playing in the comboxes, so I’m putting moderation on and leaving it on for the foreseeable future. Since I’m sick, this will mean a delay in approving comments or wishing you away to the cornfield. [Read more...]

Parsing Francis, Shepherd of a Lost Sheep UPDATED

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Another week, another Pope Francis interview to set the internet atwitter. I liked it better when a quiet little German scholar issued clear and carefully structured catechetical lessons instead of free-ranging, off-the-cuff interviews with a hostile press. But then, the church isn’t here to make me comfortable. In fact, she’s here for the opposite purpose.  [Read More...]