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The Pope and Condoms - John M. Haas

It is difficult teaching moral truth in a day of instant communication and media manipulation.   Read more...

The Pope and the press - Father Raymond J. de Souza

False accusations are reverberating around the world.  Read more...

The Pope Versus the Vatican - George Weigel

As the events of recent months have made painfully clear, Curial incapacity can impede and even damage the evangelical mission of the most intelligent pope.  Read more...

The Recovery of "Focal Practices" - John D. O'Brien

Ever since Nicholas Carr wrote the celebrated Atlantic Monthly cover story called "Is Google Making us Stupid?" and turned it into his 2011 Pulitzer-finalist book, vigorous debate has not ceased on whether our immersion in the digital world of the Internet and i-gadgetry is having a negative effect on our minds.   Read more...

The Spirit of Bergoglio? - Robert Royal

Anyone who speaks or writes in public knows that there’s a difference between saying something and communicating it.   Read more...

The Times and Sexual Abuse by Priests - Fr. Andrew M. Greeley

The New York Times labored mightily to bring forth a mountain of priest abusers in its recent census and produced only a mouse, as it admitted in the 12th paragraph of its sensationalist prose in "Decades of Damage”.  Read more...

They don’t get it - Barbara Kay

The escalating furor over the Danish cartoons depicting Muhammad has morphed from questions of free speech and cultural insensitivity into a clash of two civilizations, both of which honour the same patriarch, Abraham.  Read more...

They don’t get much cooler - Robert Fulford

Marshall McLuhan would have loved Barack Obama — not as a political leader, necessarily, but as a public figure who provides proof of a favourite McLuhan theory and a reason to develop it further.   Read more...

Thinking as a Catholic on Iran - David Warren

How should Catholics think about Iran? And how should a Catholic think about Iran?   Read more...

Thinking with the church - Fr. Richard John Neuhaus

The leadership of the Society of Jesus decided that the Rev. Thomas Reese should be replaced as editor of America magazine. Reese, who was editor for seven years, said he agreed with the decision, but apparently he later changed his mind.  Read more...

Those Catholic Ads - Mary Kochan

There are a couple of advertisements running right now on television that are extraordinary in the Catholicism of their messages, an impression made even more striking by my sometimes seeing them appear very close together.  Read more...

Time Missed The Story of the Millennium - GEORGE SIM JOHNSTON

Time magazine’s millennium issue failed to mention any of the immensely important contributions the Catholic Church has made to Western culture over the past 1000 years.  Read more...

To Whom Shall We Go? - Archbishop Timothy Dolan

When it comes to the Catholic Church, so goes the popular logic, if something happens to make you angry, always blame the Pope (or the Vatican), or the archbishop (or that darn archdiocese).  Read more...

Tough Questions for Islam - Charles Colson

Zakaria Botros is a conservative television star with a huge audience.  Read more...

Trigger Shy - Gregg Easterbrook

Virginia Tech and our impoverished language for evil.  Read more...

Truth and the Media - Rev. Kenneth Baker, S.J.

The moral obligation to speak the truth applies to newspaper reporters, columnists, radio and television announcers just as much as it applies to the individual in his or her personal relationships with others.  Read more...

TV's Fatal Attraction - BRENT BOZELL III

In recent years, there has been growing concern among Catholics that the American media have declared open warfare on the Catholic Church.  Read more...

Vatican Time Warp - George Weigel

Time magazine's snide attack on the Pope this week may serve a useful purpose.   Read more...

Video Game Culture: A Harmless Addiction? - Barbara Nicolosi

"I keep thinking she's going to come to a point where she's had enough." A friend and I were staring fixedly at her eleven year old daughter, Rachel who was in her eighth consecutive hour of playing Pokemon©.   Read more...

What a Difference a Decade Makes: A Comparison of Prime Time Sex, Language, - PARENTS TELEVISION COUNCIL

A new study, by the Parents Television Council finds network television content standards in freefall as we enter the 21st century.  Read more...

What the Pope really said in Spain - Colleen Carroll Campbell

From the screeching headlines and sour press reports, you would think Pope Benedict XVI's recent trip to Spain was a colossal flop.  Read more...

What's Wrong in the Vatican Press Office? - Robert Royal

The Vatican hired Greg Burke in June, an experienced journalist at Catholic and secular outlets, as a special consultant to help with press communications.   Read more...

Who Gets To Speak on Public TV? - Father Robert Barron

All individuals and institutions are, to some degree, marked by inconsistency. Not all of our ducks -- conceptual and behavioral -- are ever quite in a row. But sometimes, an inconsistency is so sharp, so jarring, that it crosses the line into hypocrisy.  Read more...

Why are the media fixated on condoms? - Janet E. Smith

Most people remember their grandmothers at some point telling them that pointing a finger at someone means that three fingers are pointing back at you.   Read more...

Why is Anti-Catholicism Tolerated? - IAN DOWBIGGIN

Anti-Catholicism is not a relic of a distant past, it is as alive as it ever was, only now it is less recognizable.  Read more...


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