Last 20 Articles

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...

What is Greater than the Woman's Guilt - Pope Benedict XVI

Amid the general embarrassment, it was Jesus himself who saved the situation: Read more...

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Father John Horgan

My ways are higher than your ways, my thoughts are higher than your thoughts. Read more...

The Conversion of Evelyn Waugh & the Fine Art of Keeping One's Head - Tod Worner

Seventy-four years ago this week, the great English novelist Evelyn Waugh became a Catholic. He converted because he believed it was either the Church or chaos. Read more...

St. Thérèse: Little Flower, Little Warrior - Father Dwight Longenecker

She might have been a little flower, but if so, she was a steel magnolia. Read more...

Clearing the air around marijuana use - Father Tad Pacholczyk

The litany of marijuana's adverse health effects raises major doubts about the wisdom of promoting its legalization for recreational purposes. Read more...

Discouragement - Father George W. Rutler

Our Lord encourages each of us: do not be disheartened. Read more...

It's Time to Take the Islamic State Seriously - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

The Islamic State and the broader jihadist movements throughout the world that agree with it are, I think, correct in their basic understanding of Islam. Read more...

The slow, tentative return of women’s lost sense of sexual honour - Barbara Kay

Something in our nature craves the constraints that produce the rewards an honour code confers. Read more...

The Lost Art of Conversation - Mitchell Kalpakgian

Renowned for his immense learning, remarkable wisdom, lively conversation, and honest talk, Dr. Johnson illuminates the meaning of the art of conversation. Read more...

2014: The 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time - Father John Horgan

Father Horgan explains the parables in this week’s Gospel - Matthew 13: 23-43. Read more...



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