More Popery than you care to know

In all honesty, I don’t really care who the Pope meets with or why. But the thing is, my mom reads this blog, and she’s really irritated that Francis met with Kim Davis for whatever reason, and so I’m doing this so that she’ll hopefully read it and calm down a little. But also, while… Continue reading More Popery than you care to know

Abdicated and it feels so good (Ottoman edition)

Harrison Ford once said “I think retirement’s for old people.” Well, 85 is old, so if he were in any other job but the Papacy, Benedict XVI’s announced resignation would be the furthest thing from surprising. But the fact is that popes don’t resign; the last one to resign the office was Gregory XII in… Continue reading Abdicated and it feels so good (Ottoman edition)