Jorge Bergoglio Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Jun 4, 2022

John Quinn, the late archbishop of San Francisco, was one of the most liberal prelates in the post-Vatican II Church in America. A few years before he died, he told a group of priests that Pope Francis had blessed his…

by | Nov 6, 2021

Julia Meloni’s new book The St. Gallen Mafia provides a valuable service to readers curious about the origins of the current pontificate. Drawing on a wide range of sources, she fills in the picture of the St. Gallen Mafia, a…

by | Nov 1, 2020

As the party of secularism, the Democrats pride themselves on keeping “religion out of politics.” But they don’t mind if liberal politics seeps into religion. Nor do they mind taking direction from politicized religious figures. Recall the pope’s visit to…

by | Oct 25, 2020

Jorge Bergoglio’s pontificate beyond parody continues apace. The latest papal farce revolves around his reiteration of support for homosexual civil unions. In a new documentary, Pope Francis says that homosexuals “have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown…

by | Dec 27, 2019

“Inspired by true events” has become Hollywood’s euphemism for pure fabrication. Netflix’s The Two Popes begins with that statement, then proceeds to tell a tale wholly inspired by the left’s lies about Pope Benedict XVI and its hagiography of Pope…

by | Nov 10, 2019

A measure of this pontificate’s farcical dysfunction is that its leading chronicler is Eugenio Scalfari, a doddering apostate, atheist, and communist to whom Jorge Bergoglio routinely confides his heretical thoughts. Scalfari is the pope’s favorite interviewer, a veritable Boswell to…

by | Sep 1, 2019

At a boozy evening of angry Argentine Catholics, one man hilariously blurted out in response to one of my questions, “This pontificate is worse than the Falklands War,” a reference to Argentina’s humiliating defeat at the hands of Margaret Thatcher….

by | Aug 28, 2019

“I have met many Marxists in my life who are good people, so I don’t feel offended,” Pope Francis has said in response to the charge that he is a communist. As I’ve reported before but bears repeating in this…

by | Aug 25, 2019

I am still in Buenos Aires collecting stories about Jorge Bergoglio. Some of them are real doozies; others are too sketchy and explosive to repeat. One persistent and widespread story about Bergoglio is that he used bailing out bad priests…

by | Aug 22, 2019

Last Saturday, I arrived in chilly Buenos Aires. I am sure it is just a coincidence, but my arrival coincided with the collapse of the peso. A dollar goes a long way in Argentina. For $40, Americans can get a…

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