Category: Catholicism and politics

Would Jesus be a Sniper?

What does the movie “American Sniper” have to do with Catholicism? As it turns out a recent criticism of this blockbuster Hollywood movie captures a particularly distorted, even pernicious understanding of Christianity that appears to be widely shared and this…

The Pope and Climate Change

There are news reports that Pope Francis is going to issue an encyclical on climate change. As we have stated in previous posts, Catholic X-ray is agnostic on the issue of climate change, and more specifically what to do about…

Catholic memory loss.

One of the most feared diseases of our time is Alzheimer’s disease. As those who have dealt with this disease know, it is particularly sad to watch a family member gradually lose their intellectual ability and with it, their memory…