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Millennial interviews Mike Lewis about WPI

Earlier today, Robert Christian of the Catholic website Millennial published an interview he did with Mike Lewis about the reasons for starting Where Peter Is. In the interview, Mike discusses the events in the Church and the shifts in the...

Millennial interviews Mike Lewis about WPI
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My Catholic circle is trying to Stop the Steal

For anyone trying to minimize the effects of the reckless and irresponsible ‘Stop the Steal’ rhetoric of certain reactionary Catholic public figures, let Wednesday’s deadly events in Washington, D.C. be a wakeup call. Make no mistake: the potent effects of...

My Catholic circle is trying to Stop the Steal
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From the other side of the pond…

It’s been a stressful few days in the United States, to say the least. On Thursday morning, I participated in an online briefing hosted by the UK-based Religion Media Centre. The purpose was to inform UK-based religion reporters about the...

From the other side of the pond…
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WPI’s 2020 In Review, Part 2

Yesterday, I posted about the most widely-read articles on Where Peter Is over the past year. Today—as promised—I am highlighting many of the articles that I believe exemplify the amazing work of our brilliant and faith-filled contributors. To be completely...

WPI’s 2020 In Review, Part 2
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Our biggest stories in 2020

Following in the footsteps of many other media outlets (including America, where my article on the division caused by papal critics was the most read in the month of August), we present to you a year-end roundup of our top...

Our biggest stories in 2020
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Happy 84th Birthday, Pope Francis

Being pope carries no age requirement. Pope John XII is believed to have been 18 years old when he ascended to the papacy in 955. On his 84th birthday, our current pope wears orthopedic shoes and uses a cane at...

Happy 84th Birthday, Pope Francis
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Journeying together, virtually

Recently, two of our regular contributors, Paul Fahey and Pedro Gabriel, were invited by one of our readers to take part in live YouTube podcast conversations. Julian Waldner is a WPI reader from Western Canada. Although he’s not Catholic himself,...

Journeying together, virtually
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With a Father’s Heart: The Year of St. Joseph

On December 8th, 1870—150 years ago today—Pope Pius IX declared St. Joseph the Patron of the Universal Church. In honor of today’s anniversary, Pope Francis announced this morning a Year of St. Joseph, that begins today and will be celebrated...

With a Father’s Heart: The Year of St. Joseph
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Reclaiming Tradition on Fratelli tutti

I had the pleasure of having been invited to the podcast “Tradition Reclaimed“, a Youtube channel focused on advancing authentic tradition, in communion with the living magisterium. In this episode we talked about the encyclical Fratelli tutti and the richness...

Reclaiming Tradition on Fratelli tutti
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Viganò burns EWTN and Raymond Arroyo

Catholic media serves a vital role in service of the Church’s mission of evangelization. Good journalism and expert commentary can help inform Catholics about the important issues facing the Church. It can empower us to be more effective in the...

Viganò burns EWTN and Raymond Arroyo
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Making a Holy Ruckus

Earlier today, I joined my friends Josh Moldiz and Fr. Pat Mullan for a live podcast with The Holy Ruckus, a Catholic media apostolate that Josh started a few years ago with some other local Catholics in the DC area....

Making a Holy Ruckus
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Jimmy Akin on The Warning and Fr. Michel Rodrigue

Here’s a Saturday night special — In recent months, we’ve written about an unusually popular Catholic apocalyptic movement based in a modified version of  millenarian beliefs (the idea that there will soon be a literal 1,000-year period of peace, when...

Jimmy Akin on The Warning and Fr. Michel Rodrigue
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Pope Francis Delivers TED Talk on Climate Change

Today, Pope Francis stepped out onto the virtual TED stage for a second time. In his first TED talk, given in April 2017, the pope made his famous call for a “Revolution Of Tenderness.” This time, his talk was entitled...

Pope Francis Delivers TED Talk on Climate Change
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Key Quotes from Fratelli Tutti

The highly-anticipated encyclical Fratelli Tutti was released today. It is available here on the Vatican website. Be sure to join us for our live “first look” at Fratelli Tutti (register here). It will be from 5-7 pm Eastern It is...

Key Quotes from Fratelli Tutti

The fraternal heart transcends power struggles

This interview of Rodrigo Guerra by Miroslava Lopez was originally published in Spanish at Vida Nueva (link). This English translation is published with permission. The Vatican has announced a new encyclical by Pope Francis entitled Fratelli tutti, about human fraternity...

The fraternal heart transcends power struggles

Talking about Pope Francis on the Jesuitical podcast

In the first episode of the new season of the Jesuitical podcast, I joined Ashley McKinless and Zac Davis, the “young, hip and lay” editors over at America Media to discuss my recent article for America and how the vocal...

Talking about Pope Francis on the Jesuitical podcast