Tagged: Trump

The Road to Moundsville

The story of the making of the Moundsville film on PBS, the oral history of an American post-industrial town in West Virginia– and why it doesn’t talk about Trump.  The religion of the majority of Americans commands them to love their...

The Road to Moundsville

The Problem of MAGA Catholicism Reaches Vanity Fair

The contributors to Where Peter Is are happy to see that the magazine Vanity Fair has published an article called “Deep State, Deep Church: How QAnon and Trumpism have Infected the Catholic Church” by journalist Kathryn Joyce that describes for...

The Problem of MAGA Catholicism Reaches Vanity Fair

The Revenge of Pan: A Short History of Moral Panic

What did Archbishop Viganò mean when he declared in a recent interview that “Trump is fighting pedophilia and pedosatanism”? Even for Viganò, whose descent into conspiratorial and apocalyptic thinking should by now be obvious to everyone, this is a jarring...

The Revenge of Pan: A Short History of Moral Panic

Biblical

For years I worried that the QAnon conspiracy theory would find its way into Catholicism, but thankfully it seems there are few fervent Catholics who openly support QAnon right now. Recently, however, I came across an exception in “Friend of...

Biblical

The Redpilled Pope of the Qatholic Church?

Archbishop Viganò’s June 6 open letter to US President Trump represents the inevitable public merging of Viganoite Catholicism with the MAGA movement. There is so much that can be said about that letter, but I want to focus on something...

The Redpilled Pope of the Qatholic Church?

I was a Stranger, and You Took My Children

For anyone who is wondering or confused by what’s going on with the current policy of separating children from their parents at the border, you’re not alone. There has been a lot of confusion created by the policy, including the...

I was a Stranger, and You Took My Children