Daniel Panneton wrote an article in The Atlantic which called the Catholic rosary a “symbol” of religious radicalism.
The Atlantic hit piece, titled “How the Rosary Became an Extremist Symbol”, describes in a negative light, the rise of Catholic media groups or figures who “actively” campaign “against LGBTQ acceptance in the Church,” and other progressive issues in American society.
Panneton explained that these traditional Catholics on social media were radical because of so-called “extremist homophobic and transphobic “groomer” discourse.”
The far-Left Atlantic also mocked the idea of “rosary-branded events.” Panneton wrote, “On this extremist fringe, rosary beads have been woven into a conspiratorial politics and absolutist gun culture. These armed radical traditionalists have taken up a spiritual notion that the rosary can be a weapon in the fight against evil and turned it into something dangerously literal.”
The basic beliefs of Catholicism are evidence of “extremism” amongst politically active Catholics, according to Panneton. Read more…