The Dispatch

Hans Küng and the perils of fame

April 21, 2021 George Weigel 20

During his 1977 rookie year with the Baltimore Orioles, future Hall of Famer Eddie Murray got a piece of advice from veteran Lee May: If you’ve got talent, May told the 21-year-old slugger, fame can’t […]

Analysis

The Ratzinger Diagnosis  

April 24, 2019 George Weigel 19

Published a week short of his 92nd birthday, Joseph Ratzinger’s essay on the epidemiology of the clergy sex-abuse crisis vividly illustrated his still-unparalleled capacity to incinerate the brain-circuits of various Catholic progressives.  The origins of […]

Essay

The Problem of Pietism

February 15, 2019 Dr. Leroy Huizenga 12

Working recently on some issues in Mariology and Christology, I was struck by how little about Mary and Jesus Christ I’m hearing nowadays from Catholics, whether from ranking clergy through the media, or on the […]