Author: Mike Lewis

“In the freaking Catechism!”

On Thursday, Where Peter Is began receiving unusually high web traffic coming from YouTube. After a little poking around I realized that viewers were being directed to our site from the latest video by an outfit called “Rules for Retrogrades.”...

“In the freaking Catechism!”

Roundup of the Pope’s trip to Kazakhstan

Pope Francis arrived in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, September 13, for his apostolic journey to the country and to participate in the Seventh Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions. The Holy Father, who has been seen throughout the trip...

Roundup of the Pope’s trip to Kazakhstan

Blessed John Paul I’s Letter to Jesus

Editor’s Note: Today’s beatification of Pope John Paul I came up on me quickly. Earlier this year, I planned to write an apologia in favor of his cause for canonization, in response to critics who say that too many popes...

Blessed John Paul I’s Letter to Jesus

Traditionalist flights of fancy

There’s something in human nature that motivates us to imagine ways of getting out of impossible binds, solving the unsolvable, or that allow us to go back in time to undo the undesirable situations where we find ourselves. When we...

Traditionalist flights of fancy

New cardinals round-up

At long last, the August 2022 consistory is upon us. After an unusual May announcement that a relatively large number of new cardinals would be created in August, Pope Francis will formally make 21 new Cardinals tomorrow. We have discussed...

New cardinals round-up