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Reagan’s Catholic Connections - Paul Kengor

Reagan's embrace of Catholics began at home, with his father, Jack Reagan. Jack was an apathetic Catholic who left the religious rearing of his two children to his wife, Nelle, a deeply Christian woman, and a Protestant.   Read more...

Real Hard Cash - Russell D. Moore

There was an empty seat at this year’s MTV Music Video Awards. The late Johnny Cash wasn’t there.  Read more...

Rebel With a Cause: Bobby Jindal's Spiritual Journey - Robert Costa

In 1988, 16-year-old Piyush Jindal totaled his father's new car a few weeks before graduating from Baton Rouge High School.  Read more...

Recent Martyrs of India - Robert Royal

Pope John Paul II visited New Delhi in November 1999 to promulgate a special document, Ecclesia in Asia (“The Church in Asia”), which lays out a vision of that continent and the Church’s future there for the new millennium.  Read more...

Recognizing John Paul II’s life of holiness - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Pope John Paul II returned to Saint Peter’s Square on Sunday, six years after his solemn funeral.   Read more...

Religious Freedom and Protecting Healthcare for Women and Children - Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan

"These are the ones most grateful to you for the new well . . ."  Read more...

Remembering Christ's martyrs - Father George Rutler

During the millennium celebrations of 2000, Pope John Paul II went to the Colosseum in Rome and remembered Christ's martyrs:   Read more...

Remembering Fulton Sheen - George J. Marlin

Today is the thirtieth anniversary of the death of Archbishop Fulton Sheen, who was revered by millions of Americans because of his great gifts in preaching and writing about the truths of the Catholic faith – and about the great heresies of the twentieth century.  Read more...

Remembering the Maid of Orleans - James Mahony

No one knows for sure when Joan of Arc was born in the village of Domremy. But many believe the date was Jan. 6, 1412 — six centuries ago today.  Read more...

Reminding us what religion is all about - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Tomorrow, the humble doorkeeper of Montreal, Brother André Bessette, will be declared a saint by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome.   Read more...

Return of the Natural - Charles Krauthammer

Just two days after Barry Bonds sets a synthetic home run record in San Francisco, the Natural returns to St. Louis.  Read more...

Review: When Hell Was in Session - Ray Nothstine

World Net Daily Books has republished the classic When Hell Was in Session, the chilling account of Admiral Jeremiah Denton's almost eight years as a prisoner of war of the North Vietnamese (1965-1973).   Read more...

Revisiting a Vision - Len Filppu

I recently learned of the Cause of Canonization of the late Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. While I’m not and have never been a Catholic, nor even religious for that matter, I feel compelled to share a deeply personal story involving him that intrigues, puzzles and inspires me to this day.  Read more...

Rich Man, Boor Man - Peggy Noonan

Many things thrive in the age of everything, including bad manners.   Read more...

Richard Conway Casey - Rev. George Rutler

After nearly 40 years as a lawyer, Richard Conway Casey (1933-2006) was sworn in as a judge of the U.S. district court in Manhattan in 1977.  Read more...

Richard John Neuhaus, 1936-2009 - George Weigel

Father Richard John Neuhaus's work will be remembered and debated for decades.  Read more...

Richard John Neuhaus, 1936-2009 - Father George W. Rutler

About 25 years ago, I had the first of many dinners with the Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, when he was still a Lutheran.   Read more...

Robert Charles Susil, 1974-2010 - George Weigel

Four days after my son-in-law, Rob Susil, re-entered Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he would die of an aggressive sarcoma on February 5, the Church marked the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and read the Gospel of Simeon's prophecy to Mary—that a "sword will pierce through your own soul" [Luke 2.35].  Read more...

Robert Francis Wilberforce - Father George William Rutler

It was through his brother-in-law, Louis Bancel Warren, that I got to know Robert Francis Wilberforce (1887–1988), and none too soon, for he was closing in on his 100th birthday – a genetic habit of the family, . . .  Read more...

Robin and Growing Up - Paul Kengor

To this day, George W. Bush is sure he saw her. Swears by it. He caught her small head barely rising above the backseat of his parents' green Oldsmobile as it pulled in front of Sam Houston Elementary School in Midland, Texas, in the fall of 1953.   Read more...

Rocket Richard’s greatest moment - Father Raymond J. de Souza

This week hockey is not disappointing, and it is a good time to remember the heroes.   Read more...

Roger Maris and the summer of 1961 - George Weigel

Roger Maris, a Catholic whom some would argue is the real single-season home run king, is one of the quiet heroes of the American Catholic experience.  Read more...

Rome — The Scavi of St. Peter's and the Grittiness of Catholicism - George Weigel

The remarkable sites beneath St. Peter's are known today as the scavi (excavations). A walk through them is a walk into some important truths about what it means to be a Catholic.  Read more...

Ronald Reagan’s Rainbow - Paul Kengor

How could Reagan, obviously knowledgeable of Alzheimer's, describe the onset of his disease as a coming sunset? The answer was Reagan's secret weapon: his optimism. He called it an eternal optimism, a "God-given optimism."  Read more...

Roy Campell: Bombast and Fire - Joseph Pearce

Roy Campbell was considered by many of his peers, most notably by T.S. Eliot, Dylan Thomas, and Edith Sitwell, as one of the finest poets of the 20th century. Why then, one wonders, is he not as well-known today as many lesser poets?  Read more...


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