SOURCE: Religion Dispatches
by Joshua P. Hevert and Thomas Lecaque
"While the Middle Ages may feel very distant, the amping up of apocalyptic rhetoric in a struggle over the papacy and the direction of the church is very current."
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
The Catholic Church has a Long History of Trying to Discipline Catholic Politicians (But Little Success)
by Christine Adams
From Henry VIII to Louis XIV, the Catholic Church has seen efforts to coerce political leaders to hew to doctrine backfire. Will the US Conference of Catholic Bishops' steps toward potentially denying communion to Joe Biden over abortion politics meet a similar fate?
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