Category: Heresies and Errors

The Even Darker World of Scientology

After losing a lawsuit in France filed by former members, and barely escaping being outlawed there for its extortionist tactics, the strange “religion” of L. Ron Hubbard is now being charged with pressuring inner circle members of its elite “order” … Continue reading

Exonerating Pope Liberius?

The traditional Transalpine Redemptorists have built a case that could rewrite the history of Pope Liberius as it has come to us  (they allege) only since the sixteenth century.  I haven’t the time to examine into their cause, but it … Continue reading

Imagine There’s No Hell

The doctrine of hell is certainly not one of our faith’s more consoling teachings. Neither is it especially attractive to outsiders (ever hear someone say, “I converted because of your teachings on hell”?). Nor, finally, does it produce the most … Continue reading

The Root of Evil

Brought up as we American Catholics are in Protestant traditions, surrounded on every side by Protestant culture, compelled to approve and applaud Protestant values, any attempt on our part to resist being engulfed by this flood-tide will appear insanely anti-social. … Continue reading

How Do Liberal Catholics Talk

Since the Reformation, back in the dawn of modern times, the heresies which it ushered into the world have always been fought by the Church. In spite of that, some Catholics have been intoxicated by the political consequences that naturally … Continue reading