Peter Seewald

Kids in Defense of the Culture

The shock troops against Conservatism, Inc. have arrived. Witness the rise of the groypers. These cowboys sent people ducking beneath barstools the moment they set a spurred boot in the Culture War saloon. It has been amusing, to say the least, but not everyone is laughing. Some have even warned that the pale rider of [...]

Will the Next Pope Oppose the “Dictatorship of Relativism” as Fiercely as Benedict?

One of the most central insights of Pope Benedict’s pontificate was summed up in his phrase “the dictatorship of relativism.” In his now famous conversation with the German journalist Peter Seewald (the same one on which he said that popes can abdicate), he said this, in explanation: “In the name of tolerance, tolerance is being [...]

The pope’s comments about condoms

Pope Benedict XVI is in the news for comments he made about condoms in Peter Seewald's forthcoming book, Light of the World: The Pope, the Church and the Signs of the Times.In the book, the Holy Father answers many direct questions about controversial issues, the Church's problems, and his own life. Seewald asked the pontiff [...]

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