June 24, 2019

Pope Francis: A Disappointment for Catholics Who Don’t Like Being Catholic

How can we tell that the conclave made a good decision in elevating Jorge Mario Bergoglio to the papacy?  Exhibit A (through at least D): liberals are annoyed.  But leftists’ problems with Pope Francis, well-emblazoned as they were within hours of the announcement, reveal some crucial truths about the Church that even many Catholics are […]

Pope Benedict XVI Still Unnerves the Media

True to form, CNN, Reuters, and other media outlets used the announcement of Pope Benedict XVI’s retirement to dwell on ancient sex scandals, opposition to gay marriage, and a host of other things the media have never liked about a Pope who would not hew to whatever worldview the chattering classes embraced at the moment […]

Susan Sarandon Calls the Pope a Nazi

Via Hollywoood Reporter: Susan Sarandon slammed Pope Benedict XVI at The Hamptons Film Festival over the weekend. Sarandon was interviewed by Bob Balaban at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor on Saturday. She said she sent the pope a copy of the anti death penalty book, Dead Man Walking, authored by Sister Helen Prejean. […]

Finally! Pope Beer

Via Der Spiegel: A number of commemorative products have been feverishly produced in anticipation of Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Germany this week. Souvenir vendors will hawk pope candles, postcards, t-shirts and other items to his followers at events around the country. Select bakeries are even reportedly creating special bread in honor of the Holy […]