Talk about strange bedfellows, and not of the Bridgeport, cross-dressing variety, but of the intellectual variety: Over at First Things, Matthew Cantarino reports on how some men of the Left have discovered an unlikely champion in the person of Pope Benedict. How many times do I need to say it: To rescue modernity from itself, the Catholic Church is the only intellectual tradition with the resources to even frame the right questions, let alone point in the direction of good answers.
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- Editorial: What kind of reformer is Francis?
- Vatican event tackles women's equality, inclusion, ordination
- Stopping the Islamic State without making matters worse
- This issue's Special Section: Catholic Education
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