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Capital Punishment - Ralph McInerny

If Martha Stewart had poisoned her husband or drowned her children, she would have received more sympathy.  Read more...

Cardinal Lustiger, R.I.P. - George Weigel

Visitors to the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris will soon be able to ponder a commemorative marker carrying this inscription:   Read more...

Carla’s Gift - Torey Hayden

You almost didn’t notice her in class. She was small for 7, and quiet; she didn’t cause trouble the way the boys did. Her features were plain, and her blond hair was cropped short in a raggedy, home-cut style vaguely reminiscent of the Little Prince. No matter what the time of year, she always wore the same assortment of faded cotton dresses, the same cheap sneakers. Her name was Carla.  Read more...

Casting a light upon the City of God - Ian Hunter

“Thanks largely to Augustine, the light of the New Testament did not go out with Rome’s, but remained amidst the debris of the fallen empire to light the way to another civilization, Christendom, whose legatees we are.”  Read more...

Catholic and cool in Sydney - Michael Cook

After years of being booed offstage, the curtains have again opened and God is being greeted with tumultuous applause.  Read more...

Catholic Army chaplain from Minnesota critically wounded in Iraq - Catholic News Service

Family and friends of Father H. Timothy Vakoc continued to pray in early June for the U.S. Army chaplain from Minnesota who was seriously injured when a bomb exploded near his Humvee in Iraq May 29.   Read more...

Charlemagne - Eginhard

He was very forward in succouring the poor, and in that gratuitous generosity which the Greeks call alms, so much so that he not only made a point of giving in his own country and his own kingdom, but when he discovered that there were Christians living in poverty in Syria, Egypt, and Africa, at Jerusalem, Alexandria, and Carthage, he had compassion on their wants, and used to send money over the seas to them.  Read more...

Charles Colson's 'Ecumenism of the Trenches' - Timothy George

Walter Hooper once said of C.S. Lewis that he was the most truly converted person he had ever met. The same thing can be justly said of Charles W. Colson, who came to faith in Christ through reading Lewis' Mere ChristianityRead more...

Chastity - Donald DeMarco

After chasing the woman from his room, Thomas Aquinas returned to his cell,"dropped the firebrand into the fire; and sat down on that seat of sedentary scholarship,"that chair of philosophy, that secret throne of contemplation, from which he never rose again.  Read more...

Chauncey Devereux Stillman - Rev. George Rutler

Of wealth and war, Chauncey Devereux Stillman (1907-1989) knew much and said little.  Read more...

Chesterbelloc - Ralph McInerny

Chesterton died relatively young, with his authorial boots on, whereas Belloc lived on to enormous old age. There are several evocations of him in the diaries of Evelyn Waugh.  Read more...

Christ First, Last and Always - George Weigel

A few weeks back, Bishop William Lori of Bridgeport, John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter, and I were invited by Doubleday to help launch Pope Benedict XVI's new book, Jesus of Nazareth, at a May 15 program in Washington.   Read more...

Christmas 1981: A Candle That Burned Bright for Freedom 25 Years Ago - Paul Kengor

It's difficult to explain how much the world has changed in 25 years — and for the better. Those who lived through December 1981 would be well served to pause and give thanks for the differences.  Read more...

Christmas Eve With the Pope - John Burger

Andreas Widmer was casual about his faith until an unexpected encounter with Pope John Paul II. On watch as a Swiss Guard on Christmas Eve 1986, Widmer discovered a compassionate Pope who cared deeply about his sorrow.   Read more...

Christopher Nolan: The Unicorn Writer, RIP - Raymond Arroyo

This week the world lost a rare writer at the age of 43.  Read more...

Clarence Thomas - Thomas Sowell

It would be hard to think of anyone whose portrayal in the media differs more radically from the reality than that of Justice Clarence Thomas.  Read more...

Clarence Thomas' story is the real American Dream - Rod Dreher

Every father should read this book to his son.  Read more...

Come Inside - Evelyn Waugh

I was born in England in 1903 with a strong hereditary predisposition toward the Established Church. My family tree burgeons on every twig with Anglican clergymen.  Read more...

Coming together at sacred Western Wall - Father Raymond J. de Souza

It is always a blessing to meet the Pope, but I did not expect the blessing of meeting him at the Western Wall.  Read more...

Communism vs. Catholics - Father Raymond J. de Souza

In China today, as in Poland during the Cold War, Christians are being persecuted for their faith.  Read more...

Compassion - Donald DeMarco

The world remembers Professor Jérôme Lejeune as the world-class geneticist who discovered the genetic cause of Down's syndrome. While his scientific accomplishments go far beyond that landmark discovery, those who knew Dr. Lejeune personally saw a different side of his nature. They saw his heart and the great compassion he had for all who suffered.  Read more...

Conservative Heavyweight: The Remarkable Mind of Robert P. George - Anne Morse

Professor Robert P. George is pacing around a Princeton auditorium before 200-plus undergraduates, preparing to wage an intellectual shock-and-awe campaign against illogical thinking.  Read more...

Conversion - David Warren

Your holiday is over, gentle reader — I'm back. And now with wheels on. For in the course of my four weeks of August rest, I came to a personal decision that must necessarily influence everything I write. I am going to state it baldly, here, for I have tried to be consistently candid about my views: I have decided to become a Roman Catholic.  Read more...

Countercultural Icon: A tribute to Charlton Heston - Charles Colson

What made him such a great and rare figure was that he was not content to be celebrated as a cultural icon for playing roles like Moses, Ben-Hur, Michelangelo, and others. He was willing to risk scorn and ridicule to be a countercultural icon as well.  Read more...

Courage - Donald DeMarco

His act, visibly and unmistakably, exhibited all the qualities of courage. Despite the dangers he faced, Jeff Liberty remained attentive and in control. It was a case of "grace under pressure," as Ernest Hemingway once defined courage.  Read more...


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