Tag Archives: Archbishop Chaput

How Bad is Bad?

How we love to play the game of comparisons. Whose team is more successful, whose salary is higher, whose home is nicer, whose parish is more active, and so on. We also compare negative things, and modern culture reinforces bad news. … Continue reading

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Chaput on the Future

Rocco whispered this piece by his archbishop, Charles Chaput, on his twitter feed. I’ve heard the archbishop speak at a conference and participate in a Q&A. I’ve exchanged a few e-mails with him over the years. And I read some … Continue reading

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Confusion?

Archbishop Chaput doubles down on rigorism. From David Gibson’s RNS report: “I was very disturbed by what happened” at the synod, Chaput said. “I think confusion is of the devil, and I think the public image that came across was … Continue reading

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Archbishop Chaput in Mexico City 3

Rocco posted the text of Archbishop Charles Chaput’s talk to the bishops of the Americas. This is the third and last in a brief series analyzing his address and looking to points of affirmation and criticism. I do know that … Continue reading

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Archbishop Chaput in Mexico City 2

Archbishop Chaput’s frank talk makes me think he might actually be farther along to a fuller experience of the truth than his detractors might give him credit. He rightly topples Karl Marx: But the real opiate of the people – … Continue reading

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Archbishop Chaput in Mexico City 1

Rocco posted the text of Archbishop Charles Chaput’s talk to the bishops of the Americas. I’d like to devote a few posts to it. Most of you probably know I’m not a particular fan of a man largely perceived as … Continue reading

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Still Conferencing

Posting will be light for a few days here … We’re finishing up the campus ministry conference. It has been a rich experience in the usual ways for me: connecting with new colleagues, sharing insights with my friends on staff … Continue reading

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