Catholic News Roundup—for Jan. 10, 2018

New books, new movies, new controversies and heresies—2018 is just beginning as the world comes hurtling to its end.  Take a look at these headlines:  Francis Watch LifeSiteNews reported that Pope Francis visited the Vatican’s controversial gay-themed nativity scene on New Year’s Eve.  Observers who were wondering what the pontiff might say or do got […]

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No, Shea Watts, Christianity Doesn’t “Poison Everything.”

A few months ago, Ross Douthat delivered the Erasmus lecture at the headquarters of First Things magazine.  In his lecture he claimed that religious conservatives need new and better arguments.  Boy, was he right.  This Huffington Post article by aspiring theologian cum pundit Shea Watts illustrates the desperateness of the cause. (Bold print is my emphasis): […]

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