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Pope Francis was right to call out the attacks from EWTN. You don’t dialogue with the devil.
October 14, 2021
You don’t dialogue with the devil. But if you’re the pope, you might choose to call out the devil’s work.
Bishop McElroy: EWTN must decide if it wants to be ‘with Peter and under Peter’
October 08, 2021
Part II of an exclusive interview with Bishop Robert McElroy on immigration, the upcoming synod and why the U.S. bishops have not defended the pope against attacks from EWTN.
I love Pope Francis. But his criticism of EWTN disturbs me as a journalist.
October 06, 2021
While criticism can go too far, veering into open partisanship and misinformation, calling criticism of the church “the work of the devil” is not an avenue for dialogue.
Explainer: The story behind Pope Francis’ beef with EWTN
September 30, 2021
How did a Catholic TV station known for its prayer programs get involved in broadcasting attacks on the pope that he felt compelled to publicly denounce as “the work of the devil”?
The Problem with Mother Angelica and EWTN (from 1995)
James Martin, S.J.
September 22, 2021
From 1995: Mother Angelica, devout and well-intentioned as she may be, has some big problems.
Pope Francis responds to attacks from EWTN, other church critics: ‘They are the work of the devil.’
September 21, 2021
“I personally deserve attacks and insults because I am a sinner, but the church does not deserve them. They are the work of the devil,” the pope said to the Jesuits of Slovakia on his recent trip.
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