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August 7, 2014
It is commonly supposed that ours is a culture that worships sex. “50 Shades of Grey” was a publishing phenomenon and the movie trailer a smash hit on YouTube. Sadly, it is not that our culture worships sex too much, but rather we do not worship it enough.
July 1, 2014
From March 11 to 17, a delegation from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops was in Iran to explore interfaith dialogue.
April 15, 2014
The decadence and libertinism of the West in general and America in particular is a sign of a society that is disintegrating, rejecting its essential structuring elements.
April 11, 2014
The religious enthusiasts for liberalized immigration and mass legalization rarely if ever acknowledge their proposals’ potential if not likely consequence of encouraging further illegal immigration.
April 9, 2014
From the Swedish viewpoint and given recent events, one wonders whether the American secular elite would regard Sweden as a promised land.
April 6, 2014
“I have seen the evil of pornography spread like a plague throughout our culture. What was once the shameful and occasional vice of the few has become the mainstream entertainment for the many.”
January 21, 2014
“Those who suffer the same things from the same people for the same Person can scarcely not love each other.”
December 6, 2013
Today we commemorate St. Nicholas of Myra, whose resume boasts enough miracles for him to be called the “Wonderworker” in some parts of Christendom. Even before he became the Coca-Cola chugging world-traveler and reindeer…
November 22, 2013
The fiftieth anniversary of John Kennedy’s assassination has predictably sparked lots of remembrance but little particularly about his religious faith. He was of course the first and only U.S. Catholic president. Thirty four years…
October 11, 2013
“Must my religious freedom from a place of power and privilege be used to deny another woman her freedom to attain contraception?” questioned the young female graduate student to a panel discussion “Does Every Person Everywhere — Religious or Not— Need Religious Freedom?”
September 30, 2013
Media attempts to paint conservatives as bad Christians usually are nothing more than complaints that Christians are not good liberals. As long as we continue to be misunderstood, that fact is not likely to change.