Tagged: Conspiracy theory

Conspiracy Theories as Instructive Myth – Part One

To mainstream Catholics, conspiracy theories probably seem like the epitome of error. And yet, what could we learn if we entered into dialogue with conspiracy theorists?  Conspiracies really do exist and have existed all through history. However, when I use...

Conspiracy Theories as Instructive Myth – Part One

The Marian Apocalypse Now: Part 5

“World Gone Bonkers” In 2020 I wrote a series of articles looking at Marian apocalypticism and some of the forms it takes today in the Church. Here, I am offering a new addition to this series by examining a figure...

The Marian Apocalypse Now: Part 5

Conspiracism and Creationism

Check out the fourth episode of The Critical Catholic on Where Peter Is Media, with Mike Lewis and D.W. Lafferty. Mike was away this week. We stream live every Sunday on YouTube at 8 p.m. EST. This week’s guest: Brett...

Conspiracism and Creationism

The Redpill Poisoning Continues…

In my June 7 post, “The Redpilled Pope of the Qatholic Church?”, I reported on what I described as “the inevitable public merging of Viganoite Catholicism with the MAGA movement.” Archbishop Viganò’s June 6 letter to Trump, which uses language...

The Redpill Poisoning Continues…

Who Are Viganò’s Children of Light?

Judging strictly on its merits, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò’s open letter to President Donald Trump deserves only the response one should give to any other instance of online trolling: the silent treatment. Trolls tend to burn themselves out when they...

Who Are Viganò’s Children of Light?

The Mad World of Conspiracy-Theory Catholicism

The lunatic is all idée fixe, and whatever he comes across confirms his lunacy. You can tell him by the liberties he takes with common sense, by his flashes of inspiration, and by the fact that sooner or later he...

The Mad World of Conspiracy-Theory Catholicism

A Contradiction of Faith and Life

“As I have often repeated, a Christian cannot be an anti-Semite; we share the same roots. It would be a contradiction of faith and life. Rather, we are called to commit ourselves to ensure anti-Semitism is banned from the human...

A Contradiction of Faith and Life