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Catholic Colonialism

From the December 2020 Print Edition

In Apostles of Empire, ­Bronwen McShea seeks to free the Jesuits of New France from what she calls the “iconic tableaux” in which they have long been trapped: as expatriated ascetics fleeing French civilization to set up otherworldly, yet enculturated, Catholic havens in the harsh climate . . . . Continue Reading »

Jesuits Respond to R. R. Reno

From First Thoughts

Dear Dr. Reno: Your First Things article “A Stubborn Givenness” (April 12, 2016) sought to explain Pope Francis and Amoris Laetitia in terms of his being a Jesuit, following the trajectory you began in the article “Francis, Our Jesuit Pope” (September 23, 2013). “Stubborn,” in a more . . . . Continue Reading »