The Dispatch

The Francis-friendly Media

February 25, 2019 William Kilpatrick 17

When the first sex-abuse scandal broke in 2002, the secular media carried a lot of anti-Catholic commentary. Popular columnists such as Maureen Dowd and Christopher Hitchens savaged the Church with gusto. By contrast, media coverage […]

Books

The Bland Inquisitor

October 21, 2018 Nathanael Blake 8

While reading Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress I was comforted by the knowledge that I would be compensated for my opinion of it. Here it is: Don’t bother. Enlightenment […]