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A Pope’s Love of Writing - Father Raymond de Souza

This week’s English-language release of Pope Benedict XVI’s new book, Jesus of Nazareth, was a historically unprecedented act — which, given the long history of papal precedents, in saying something.  Read more...

A Prayer for Soldiers - Brad Miner

The Cadet Prayer at West Point calls upon God, "Searcher of human hearts," to help these future soldiers live above "the common level of life,"  Read more...

A pro-life free-speech heroine walks free - Nigel Hannaford

This could be a free speech story, or a pro-life story, or just a story about plain old perseverance. You decide.  Read more...

A providential gift - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Amongst the thousands of cobblestones in St. Peter’s Square, there is one that is painted red.  Read more...

A Salute to West Point - William McGurn

Even in the age of emails, blogs and tweets, the formal letter can still command attention.   Read more...

A Servant of the Lepers: Brother Joseph of Molokai - Pat McNamara

A Civil War veteran, a reformed drunkard, a rich man, a penitent: an inspiring story of love, hope, and joy.   Read more...

A Sicilian lesson in the complex bond between bishops and saints - John L. Allen Jr.

Saints and bishops, as any student of church history knows, often have a curious love/hate relationship.  Read more...

A Sin - Brian Doyle

Committed a sin yesterday, in the hallway, at noon.  Read more...

A Story of a Mother's Forgiveness - Doug McManaman

My mother was born in 1928, in Nice, France, one year before the arrival of the Great Depression. My great Grandfather arrived in New York from Ireland during the Great Potato Famine of the 1840s. As a boy he found a job delivering phone books for ten cents a day. I was told that he was a determined man. He worked hard and made his way all the way up to becoming vice-president of AT&T, New York.  Read more...

A Tale of Two Skulls - Father Robert Barron

Recently I spent five wonderful days in the diocese of Leeds in the Yorkshire district of England.   Read more...

A Time to Move On - Anthony Esolen

Anthony Esolen on Sending Our Children into Eternity (A Graduation Address).  Read more...

A Tragedy of Errors, and an Accounting - Peggy Noonan

After a crash, the Marines set an example.  Read more...

A Tribute to John Senior - Patrick Martin

Ten years ago yesterday, an extraordinary man died after having touched many minds and hearts.   Read more...

A Way of Beholding the World - Anthony Esolen

Those of us who profess the Catholic Faith still have a way of beholding the world that marks us apart from our neighbors.  Read more...

A winter’s day walk in the Quantocks - Paul Johnson

I shall remember Saturday 20 January 2006. What it was like elsewhere I do not know, but in west Somerset it was the perfect winter’s day.  Read more...

Above all, holiness - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Why should Catholics measure their own success on the criteria of their enemies?  Read more...

Advent - David Warren

The point of Advent (which begins the new Christian liturgical year, and itself begins today) is threefold, as I understand it.  Read more...

Advent 1944 - Brad Miner

The "assassin" was dropped behind "enemy" lines.  Read more...

After the Great John Paul - Rev. Raymond de Souza

"After the great Pope John Paul..." What this period meant for the Church was the cause of trepidation in some quarters after the Holy Father's death. After Cologne, there is a measure of relief, and a measure of heightened expectation — Benedict has made John Paul's stage his own.  Read more...

Agent of change - Edward E. Plowman

Before Rosa Parks was a civil-rights catalyst, she was a devoted Christian who memorized Scripture and taught Sunday school.  Read more...

Albania: The First Atheist State - Robert Royal

Albania is a small country that prides itself on its fierce national identity and long Christian history. But after the communist takeover 1946 tens of thousands of common people perished for religious reasons.   Read more...

Alfred Hitchcock's Surprise Ending - Father Mark Henninger, S.J.

A biographer said that the director, at the end of his life, shunned religion. Not true. I was there.  Read more...

Allow afflicted babies a death with dignity - Debbie Joslin

In 1999 my son was given a prenatal diagnosis of "fetal anomalies incompatible with life". I was offered "choices".  Read more...

Alzheimer's kills memories, not emotions - Colleen Carroll Campbell

I thought about Dad last week, when I read about a new University of Iowa study that found patients with Alzheimer's-type memory loss can remember the emotional imprint of an experience even after they have forgotten the event itself.   Read more...

Amazed and Astonished - Father George W. Rutler

Now the gracious abdication of Pope Benedict XVI also amazes and astonishes.  Read more...


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