Author: Mike Lewis

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Simply Inadmissible

“This is simply not any language; this doesn’t have any doctrinal import to it. What does it mean to say something isn’t admissible? That is a relative term, either say it’s intrinsically evil, or it’s good.” — Cardinal Raymond Burke ...

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“Feed my sheep”: A power ordered to service

“The words, ‘Feed my sheep’ show Jesus’ intention to guarantee the future of the Church he founded under the direction of a universal shepherd–Peter–to whom he said that by his grace he will be ‘rock’ and will have ‘the keys...

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Which Pope said this?

“The words, ‘Feed my sheep’ show Jesus’ intention to guarantee the future of the Church he founded under the direction of a universal shepherd–Peter–to whom he said that by his grace he will be ‘rock’ and will have ‘the keys...

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St. Matthias and St. JcBwwakaJ (patron saint of the rest of us)

o they proposed two, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was also known as Justus, and Matthias. Then they prayed, “You, Lord, who know the hearts of all, show which one of these two you have chosen to take the place in...

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Austen Ivereigh on evangelization in the post-pandemic world

Listen to part 2 of our Peter’s Field Hospital conversation with Austen Ivereigh. In this concluding segment, DW Lafferty and I talk to Austen about how to communicate the message of Pope Francis to Catholics who resist his message. We...

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Austen Ivereigh on Pope Francis and the Catholic Media

In today’s episode of Peter’s Field Hospital, DW Lafferty and I are joined by papal biographer and journalist Austen Ivereigh, who recently conducted an interview with Pope Francis, the first of his papacy directed specifically to English-speaking Catholics. We discussed...

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Liberalism and the Church’s Response: New Podcast Episode

In this episode of Peter’s Field Hospital, I had a fascinating discussion with DW Lafferty and Dan Amiri about the relationship between the Church and Liberalism. Both recently wrote on how the Church should respond to liberalism (a term that...

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Printable Rosary Guides for May 2020

This week, Pope Francis once again called upon the faithful to pray the Rosary. He requested that we pray the Rosary every day in the month of May, and he provided two additional prayers to Our Lady that he will...

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What goes on inside the Vatican walls?

This week, Inside the Vatican, a documentary produced by the BBC aired on PBS (it aired in Great Britain before Christmas). The review for US Catholic describes it as “offering tantalizing peeks into spaces no tourist can access and revealing...

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Interview with Dr. Phyllis Zagano on Women in the Church

This week on Peter’s Field Hospital, Dan Amiri and I had the privilege of interviewing the Catholic author and academic Phyllis Zagano. Phyllis Zagano is an internationally acclaimed Catholic scholar and lecturer on contemporary spirituality and women’s issues in the...

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The Humanity and Struggles of the Successor of Peter

“There is the presence of the Holy Spirit, the essence of the new law according to St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas. However, this presence does not exclude, but rather demands on the ministerial level the visible, the institutional, the...

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Peter, the Rock and Cornerstone of Christ’s Church

“The word ‘rock’ expresses a permanent, subsisting being; therefore, it applies to the person, rather than to one of his necessarily transitory acts. Jesus’ subsequent words confirm this when he said that the gates of the netherworld, the powers of...

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Much to Celebrate at Where Peter Is

Dear Readers (and Listeners), I’m writing this post in order to give an update on the significant (and positive) changes that we are making at Where Peter is. The first significant change that we made last month was the redesign...

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Hope vs the Prophets of Doom: New Episode Of Peter’s Field Hospital

In this episode of Peter’s Field Hospital, I’m joined by Dan Amiri and DW Lafferty to discuss Pope Francis’s message of hope in contrast to conspiracy theorists who lead the faithful astray, and we discuss the impact of prophets of...

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Peter’s Field Hospital: Interview with Christopher Lamb

In this special edition of Peter’s Field Hospital, Dan Amiri and I interview The Tablet‘s veteran Vatican correspondent Christopher Lamb about the ongoing resistance to Pope Francis from Catholic media and within the Church. Lamb’s new book, The Outsider: Pope...

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You are Loved and Loveable: Rolling Away the Stones

I praise you, because I am wonderfully made;     wonderful are your works!     My very self you know. — Psalm 139:14 (NABRE) Everyone has experienced, at one time or another, the pain that is caused by exclusion,...

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Learn about the Triduum Liturgies with Father Patrick Lewis

In my conversations with the other contributors for Where Peter Is, both on the podcast and in personal conversation, we’ve frequently expressed our appreciation for the ingenuity and creativity of Catholics in coming up with ways to carry out ministry...

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Episode 2 of the Peter’s Field Hospital Podcast!

Episode 2 of Peter’s Field Hospital is up! In this episode, Dan Amiri, Paul Fahey, and I discuss this year’s unprecedented and unusual Holy Week, and how we can still make the most of most of this time, even without the...

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Support WPI on Patreon!

You, our readers, are extremely important to us. Without your loyalty and support, Where Peter Is would never have grown into what it is today. We are very grateful to all of you who have read and shared our articles,...

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