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The stable is stronger than the slaughter - Father Raymond J. de Souza

If the Word of God has nothing to say about the killings in Newtown, then it has nothing to say, period.  Read more...

The Story of a Well-Lived Life - Robert P. George

Elizabeth Fox-Genovese was a scholar as notable for her bravery as for her brilliance.  Read more...

The Subway Hero - Charles Colson

On the day after New Year’s, as most of the world now knows, Wesley Autrey, a construction worker and a Navy veteran, was waiting for the train with his two daughters at the 137th Street Station in New York.  Read more...

The True Face of Sportsmanship - Father Raymond J. de Souza

In an age when role models are hard to find, Stan ‘The Man’ Musial offers inspiration to us all.  Read more...

The two Francises - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Six months on and it is now all-Francis, all-the-time — a blockbuster interview here, a summit of cardinal consultors there, and a star turn tomorrow when the Holy Father visits Assisi and the tomb of Saint Francis himself.  Read more...

The Unconventional Baroness - Benedict Rogers

With a price on her head in Azerbaijan and a prison sentence in Sudan, Baroness Caroline Cox is always in danger. Moving illegally across borders, to see firsthand "man's inhumanity to man," has become the life business of this extraordinary crusader for Christian rights.   Read more...

The Vatican and Westminster: June 7-8, 1982 - Paul Kengor

On Monday, June 7, 1982 Ronald Reagan was in Rome. He was there as part of a brief trip to Europe. It was a straightforward trip lacking many stops, but in its simplicity, it contained unparalleled steps in the rhetorical and symbolic war against the Soviet Union.  Read more...

The Vatican’s man in Canada - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Outgoing nuncio Luigi Ventura has revitalized the Catholic Church in Canada.  Read more...

The Very Model Of Lucidity - George Weigel

There is nothing like Debrett's Peerage in these United States. If there were, Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., who died on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12, would surely have been in it.  Read more...

The Very Model Of Lucidity - George Weigel

There is nothing like Debrett's Peerage in these United States. If there were, Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., who died on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12, would surely have been in it.  Read more...

The Virtue of Justice - Donald DeMarco

Sir Walter Scott has his bold hero, Arthur, speak like a saint or Father of the Church. Arthur’s advice is timeless. We could use a novelist of the moral acumen of Sir Walter Scott in our own age.   Read more...

The Virtue of Modesty - Donald DeMarco

One of the most basic and vexing problems in moral education is how to make virtue more attractive than vice. In this regard, modesty plays a key role.   Read more...

Theirs Was an Austere Grace - Sister Lou Ella Hickman

What was the timeless message of the Desert Mothers?  Read more...

There is a country for old men - Denyse O'Leary

Where the old warrior looks up and finds that death has been defeated.  Read more...

There’s no such thing as the perfect child - Sue Robins

Why do I have to justify my son's very existence? Why isn't it okay that he's alive? What are you afraid of?  Read more...

They Must Never Be Forgotten: Priests and Nuns Who Rescued People From the Holocaust - Sally M. Rogow

In those times of chaos, it was extremely dangerous and difficult to organize rescue activities. The Nazi Gestapo and secret police were vigilant and quick to punish anyone who tried to save Jewish people. Aware of the terror and cruelty of the Nazi regime, the Catholic priests and nuns who engaged in rescue activities did so at the risk of their own lives.  Read more...

Thomas Aquinas’s Secret to Sainthood - Sean Fitzpatrick

The innocence of this 13th century sage is perhaps the quintessence of his character, and the most seemingly incongruous element of his renown.  Read more...

Those Who Make Us Say 'Oh!' - Peggy Noonan

More than most nations, America has been, from its start, a hero-loving place.   Read more...

Three Letters from Teddy - Elizabeth Silance Ballard

This teacher's reaction to an unexpected gift from an unloved child paid off in a miraculous way.  Read more...

Three queens, full of sorrow - Father Raymond J. de Souza

It was one of the most widely distributed news photographs of all time; it appeared on the front page of every newspaper in Britain, and many more throughout the world.  Read more...

Tim Russert, Catholic, dead at 58 - Mollie Hemingway

Tim Russert, moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press, died Friday June 13, at the age of 58.   Read more...

Time raises Longfellow, like Lazarus, from the dead - Paul Johnson

It is good news that Longfellow is at last enjoying a revival, happily coinciding this year with the 200th anniversary of his birth. He is far and away America’s greatest poet.  Read more...

To Pray, to Act, to Fight: A Hero's Life - Tim Drake

On September 11, hijackers didn't count on facing family man and daily Mass-goer Tom Burnett Jr.  Read more...

To Pray, to Act, to Fight: A Hero’s Life - Tim Drake

On September 11, hijackers didn’t count on facing family man and daily Mass-goer Tom Burnett Jr.  Read more...

Tomb raiders - David Warren

Years ago, when I was young and impressionable, I visited a bookstore in Toronto.   Read more...


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