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Catholicism

  1. supreme court
    Why the Barrett Hearings Are Generating Less Outrage Than Kavanaugh’sUnlike Trump’s last Supreme Court pick, Barrett is not embroiled in scandal — but that’s not the only reason the temperature is lower this time.
  2. supreme court
    Are Amy Coney Barrett’s Religious Views Fair Game for Tough Questions?Charismatic Catholicism may seem alien to many Americans. But Barrett’s critics really need to educate themselves before diving down rabbit holes.
  3. religion
    Why Being Catholic Isn’t Special in Politics AnymoreJoe Biden isn’t appealing to Catholic tradition in his bid to become the second Catholic president. But that’s the American way.
  4. vision 2020
    Does Joe Biden’s Catholicism Matter?If elected, Biden would become just the second Catholic president. But his faith probably won’t greatly affect the odds he will win.
  5. q&a
    Talking to Andrew Scott, the Hot Priest on Fleabag“I had no idea that the dog collar would make such an impact on people.”
  6. crime
    Two Unruly Nuns Apparently Embezzled $500,000 From School, Hit the CasinoSo much for that whole vow of poverty thing.
  7. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Meet Brett Kavanaugh’s Alleged Accomplice, Mark JudgeKavanaugh’s accuser alleges that his high-school buddy, who has since become a writer, was in the room during the assault.
  8. A Look at Trump’s Shortlist for Replacing Anthony KennedyDon’t expect any surprises given Trump’s unusual self-discipline in keeping his judicial promises to conservatives.
  9. 2018 met gala
    Anna Wintour Closely Followed the Met Gala’s Catholic ThemeIs that a diamond rosary around her neck?
  10. met gala 2018
    Catholic High School Students Are Unrelentingly InventiveOn the fashion rebellions of uniform-wearing teens.
  11. met gala 2018
    The Official Met Gala 2018 Drinking GameTake a sip every time you see a rosary.
  12. Did Pope Francis Abolish Hell?The Vatican is equivocating about what Francis did and didn’t say, but it’s certainly reviving some very old debates about the afterlife.
  13. hot shot
    Here’s Pope Francis Blessing a LamborghiniHoly, holy, holy.
  14. oh my god
    The Met Gala 2018 Theme Has Been RevealedDid not see this one coming.
  15. movies
    The 8 Most Catholic-School Things About Lady BirdThe stereotypes about Catholic school — strict nuns, pleated skirts — are usually true, but Lady Bird treats them lovingly.
  16. amen
    There Are No Gluten-Free Options at Holy CommunionRude!
  17. close reads
    Silence’s Theological Adviser on the Movie’s Controversial Ending“This isn’t the fake spirituality of ‘If you believe in God, everything turns out great.’”
  18. explainers
    So, How, Exactly, Is the Pope Chosen? A Young Pope Primer#SmokeWatch.
  19. Southern Hostility to Francis Not About ReligionOld anti-Catholic traditions have all but died in the Deep South, but conservatives aren’t likely to back the views of a left-wing Latin American.
  20. abortion
    Pope Says ‘Contrite’ Women May Be Forgiven for Having Abortions Catholic priests will be allowed to absolve women of the sin of abortion. 
  21. the vatican
    Pope Invites Oprah, Damon, Geffen to VaticanFor a meeting about the Catholic Church’s portrayal in Hollywood.
  22. Pope Francis Balances Humility, Vatican OpulenceAt mass in Rome, the pope is a champion of equality, but his words do not always match with the realities and traditions of the Catholic Church.
  23. Watch Stephen Colbert Talk Comedy and Catholicism with Father James MartinAmerica’s favorite Catholic Stephen Colbert was recently interviewed by Father James Martin for weekly Catholic magazine America, and Colbert […]
  24. Cameron Esposito Interviews Her Dad About Catholicism and Coming OutThe A.V. Club published a new installment of standup Cameron Esposito’s ongoing column “Who in the World Is Cameron Esposito?” today, and this […]
  25. The Catholic League Is Cautiously Hopeful About ‘Black Jesus’“If the goal is to lure young people to take a closer look at Jesus, the Son of God, that is noble… But if so, it is not a good sociological […]
  26. Stephen Colbert Made Some Great Catholic Jokes Last NightFamous Catholic Stephen Colbert gave the keynote at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner last night, a notorious white-tie charity […]