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Catholic columnist: ‘Brave new world’ of embryo experimentation could sharpen Communion debate

Jun 24, 2021

Recent developments regarding experimentation on human embryos could force a larger conflict between Catholic Democratic politicians and U.S. bishops on... Read more

Ross Douthat on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, March 19, 2020.

Douthat: Cardinals should look for 'dynamic orthodoxy' in next pope

Jun 25, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Catholic columnist Ross Douthat on Wednesday said that the eventual next conclave could produce a leader in the mould of... Read more

Ross Douthat on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, March 19, 2020.

Douthat: Decadent societies lack babies, and hope

Mar 21, 2020

By CNA Staff

Catholic author and commentator Ross Douthat said that a “decadent society” plays a role in declining birth rates, as cultures... Read more

Massimo Faggioli.

Debate IRL: Douthat/Faggioli debate moves from Twitter to Fordham campus

Feb 3, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

After public disagreement in dueling op-eds, and frequent disagreements on Twitter, one could be forgiven for expecting the debate between... Read more

Ross Douthat.

Commentators Douthat and Faggioli to debate Pope Francis

Jan 10, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

Two commentators on Pope Francis, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat and Villanova University theology professor Massimo Faggioli, will debate... Read more

Ross Douthat, April 24, 2012.

Villanova 'culture warrior' professor accepts Douthat debate invitation

Sep 22, 2017

By Matt Hadro

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat invited Villanova theologian Massimo Faggioli to a debate, and Faggioli has said that he... Read more