Why The Center?CERC PamphletAdvisory BoardFeedbackContact Us

CATEGORIES

Abortion
Apologetics
Arts and Literature
Catholic Religion Culture and Civilization
Education
Environment
Ethics - Medical
Euthanasia
Facts and Misconceptions
Feminism
Fr. Horgan's Homilies
History - American
History - World
Interior Life
Marriage & Family
Media
Multiculturalism
Parenting
Persecution
Philosophy
Politics
Population
Science
Sexuality
Social Justice
Stories of Faith and Character
Teaching Resources
World Religions

Week's Quote

"A man was meant to be doubtful about himself, but undoubting about the truth; this has been exactly reversed. Nowadays the part of a man that a man does assert is exactly the part he ought not to assert — himself. The part he doubts is exactly the part he ought not to doubt — the Divine Reason."

- G. K. Chesterton

 

The Wisdom of Dante

Up from Hell: Dante’s Lessons for Millennials - Rod Dreher

Dante speaks to a new generation, and what he has to say may save your life.

T.S. Eliot's Comedy - Father Dwight Longenecker

From his earliest years as a poet Eliot revered Dante, considering him to be the great master.

Can An Atheist Really Get Dante? - Rod Dreher

Reading the great Catholic poet's Divine Comedy is more than a literary experience, it's a guide to the spiritual life.



Latest Articles RSS Feed

On the Human Soul - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

A most vivid passage in Scripture, one often repeated by St. Ignatius, reads: "What doth it profit a man to gain the whole world and lose his immortal soul." (Mark 8:36) Read more...

Up from Hell: Dante’s Lessons for Millennials - Rod Dreher

Dante speaks to a new generation, and what he has to say may save your life. Read more...

College’s 'Religious Cliff' - Naomi Schaefer Riley

Ask not what your faith can do for you, but what you can do for your faith. Read more...

How the 1571 Battle of Lepanto saved Europe - Michael Novak

For those who know little history, today's battle with the Islamic State in the Middle East may seem new and unprecedented.  It is not. Read more...

C. S. Lewis's The Great Divorce - Mitchell A. Kalpakgian

One can be a ghost or a spirit.  Read more...

The So-Called "Francis Problem" - Father Mark Pilon

A number of my friends are more upset than I tend to be by what they call the "Francis problem." Read more...

It’s a synod on the family, remember - Msgr. Cormac Burke

Divorce, annulments, and contraception certainly have their impact on family life, but surely it is a negative one. Read more...

Our Liberation and the Liberal Arts - Father George W. Rutler

The first part of the academic year of many schools in the English-speaking world is called "Michaelmas Term." Read more...

Yes Pa: Lessons in Character - Fred W. Sarkis

Yes Pa shows kids the secret of a happy life — and how to become the author of their own life story. Read more...

Why is Modern Art so Bad? - Robert Florczak

For two millennia, great artists set the standard for beauty. Now those standards are gone. Read more...


[ Last 20 Articles ]


Pages Updated On: Fri Oct 10 2014 - 13:35:01

There are 5964 articles to choose from!


LATEST CERC WEEKLY UPDATE
Email Address:


EDITORIALS OF INTEREST

The Pope is not the problem - Catholic Culture
Thoroughly rattled by the stories that emerged from the October meeting of the Synod of Bishops, many faithful Catholics are now worried that Pope Francis is leading the Church in a dangerous direction—and perhaps even doing so intentionally.

Vatican Reorganizes the Mother Abbey of the Benedictines - NCRegister
Montecassino is one of the few remaining ‘territorial abbeys,’ independent of a diocese, in the world.

Crowdfunding for Iraqi Christians - CNA
The Catholic apostolate La Filotea Productions is seeking to provide food, clean water, shelter, clothing, medical aid, and other basic necessities to the persecuted minorities in Iraq.

The secret history of birth control pills - Vox
the history of the birth control is barely believable — and ethically questionable.

Chaput on the Synod - First Things
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia spoke a prophetic word on Monday night at the 2014 Erasmus Lecture in New York. Actually, he spoke several prophetic words.





Subscribe to CERC's Weekly E-Letter