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Traveling like a Catholic - Joseph Wood

Summer is on the way, and no doubt some readers are planning trips abroad.   Read more...

Trying to be Catholic - Micheline Drame

Stratford and Leonie Caldecott established the Centre for Faith & Culture some seven years ago. The Centre is now housed in Plater College at Oxford in the U.K. and is having some considerable influence. It all began as a kind of "evangelization of culture," explain the founders, in this interview with Catholic World Report.  Read more...

Turn up the Romance - Scott Hahn

I still remember the moment when I "got" Opus Dei.  Read more...

Two anniversaries of note - George Weigel

Two great American men of the church celebrated important anniversaries this month.  Read more...

Two faces of the Catholic imagination - Father Raymond J. de Souza

It was a dash across the country from grandeur to simplicity, from the celebrated to the unremarked, from the soaring cathedral of Toronto to the parish church where I grew up.  Read more...

Two Popes - Raymond de Souza

The twenty-fifth anniversary of John Paul II is an auspicious time to look back to Leo XIII, through the prism of the current pontificate, and rediscover a remarkable line of continuity between the two popes separated by exactly a century.  Read more...

Unlikely centre of attraction - Tracey Rowland

Pope Benedict XVI has a mysterious but very genuine appeal for Gen Y. A woman who is one of Australia's leading theologians explains why.   Read more...

Vaclav Havel's Dissident Criticism - Peter Augustine Lawler

The most powerful, courageous, penetrating, and eloquent dissident opponents of Communist tyranny were Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and the Czech philosopher-playright-president Vaclav Havel (1936-December 18, 2011).   Read more...

Value prayer, silence, Pope urges - Father Raymond J. de Souza

The largest single event in the history of Australia -- as with many countries, a papal event -- concluded with a rejuvenated Catholic community and the prospect of a softening in the hard edge of Australian secularism.   Read more...

Vanier: 'Close to a saint' - Charles Lewis

The founder of L'Arche has spent nearly a lifetime championing the severely disabled.  Read more...

Victim Soul - Peggy Noonan

What Pope John Paul II is teaching us through his suffering.  Read more...

Vindicated - Donald DeMarco

The courageous man who saw how faith gave birth to science.  Read more...

Virginia's generous hero - Rex Murphy

There were threads of uplift to the shock and tragedy of the Virginia Tech shootings. Even the most extravagant horrors, we should be thankful, present instances of human generosity, courage and goodness.  Read more...

W.H. Auden - Rev. George Rutler

W. H. Auden was only a few years older than I am now when in my early 20s he seemed to me half as old as time.  Read more...

Walter Ciszek - Rev. George W. Rutler

Before there was an Armistice Day, Walter Ciszek was born on November 11, 1904, and lived through a crucified century. Death came gracefully in 1984 on the feast of the Immaculate Conception.  Read more...

Wanted: Good Men - Janet Smith

My dad died two years ago at the age of 88. He was, in many ways, a man typical of his generation. He was manly, responsible, dutiful and faithful.   Read more...

Watching Billy and the Pope - Terry Mattingly

The old voice was shaky and the pre-recorded tape was poor, but the Rev. Billy Graham's words hit home during the recent Nashville tribute to June and Johnny Cash.  Read more...

We Can All Relate - Peggy Noonan

Soldiers, commanders, children, parents: The human face of a natural disaster.  Read more...

We Hardly Knew Her - National Catholic Register

Like much of the world, the postulator of Mother Teresa's cause, Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, thought the story of Mother was summed up by her simple faith. The work he did revealed much more.   Read more...

Wellington Mara - Rev. George W. Rutler

The last time I saw Wellington Mara (1916-2005) dancing was at my birthday party. He and Ann, married more than 50 years, allowed that we had been good friends for more than 20 years because I held professional football in contempt and never asked them for tickets.  Read more...

WFB: In Memoriam - Rev. Robert A. Sirico

Having been my father’s remote control, I recall one Sunday afternoon in the 1960s being told to stop and back up to the “educational channel,” as it was called.  Read more...

What Benedict XVI Means - George Weigel

The election of Pope Benedict XVI means many things: a resounding affirmation of the pontificate of John Paul the Great; an overwhelming vote of confidence in Joseph Ratzinger, one of the great Christian minds and spirits of our time; dynamic continuity in the world’s oldest office.  Read more...

What did they talk about in the Ice Age? The weather, of course - Paul Johnson

This is the time of year when I repeat Christina Rossetti's lines:  Read more...

What Evangelicals Can Learn From the Pope - Janice Shaw Crouse

The non-stop television coverage of Pope John Paul II’s death, and the retelling of his life as the final spark of his vibrant personality flickered and died, has dramatically brought into focus the profound impact and significance of this man from Poland. From the unprecedented gathering of mourners — kings and presidents, rich and poor — it is clear that his influence extended far beyond the Roman Catholic Church.  Read more...

What Makes Doctor Johnson Great? - Theodore Dalrymple

A friend of mine, Russian by birth but English by adoption, who speaks English more elegantly and eloquently than most native speakers, once asked me of what, precisely, the greatness of Doctor Johnson consisted.  Read more...


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