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This promise is simple, not rhetorical

This promise is simple, not rhetorical

Rex Murphy

Donald Trump is not an orator.

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A Response to the Bishops of Malta

A Response to the Bishops of Malta

Luma Simms

The Vatican's "L'Osservatore Romano" has published a document by the bishops of Malta...

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The Catholicism of William Shakespeare

The Catholicism of William Shakespeare

Joseph Pearce

Ample evidence supports the claim that the Bard of Avon was a lifelong Catholic. 

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The Treachery of Divorce

The Treachery of Divorce

Luma Simms

The media continues to follow the divorce story of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. The actre...

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The Miracle the Man Never Asked For

The Miracle the Man Never Asked For

Dorothy Day

The transcendental is thought of often as manifesting itself in signs and wonders, prophecies and vo...

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On the Worst President

On the Worst President

Father James V. Schall, S.J.

From the first time I saw Mr. Obama, his First Inaugural, I said to myself, "This is a classical tyr...

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Debating ‘Amoris Laetitia’: A Look Ahead

Debating ‘Amoris Laetitia’: A Look Ahead

Father Raymond J. de Souza

It was officially the Jubilee of Mercy, with its attendant graces.  But 2016 was more the "Year...

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The perspective of eternity

The perspective of eternity

Father George Rutler

We do not need Einstein to tell us that time is variable, or can "bend."

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Remembering a man of peace and conscience

Remembering a man of peace and conscience

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.

Catholics can take a lesson in the courage to follow a well-formed Christian conscience from Dr. Mar...

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Scorsese's "Silence": Many Martyrs—Little Redemption

Scorsese's "Silence": Many Martyrs—Littl…

Monica Migliorino Miller

This movie is not about Christian martyrs. It's about Christians who avoid martyrdom.

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The "Divine Comedy" in Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale"

The "Divine Comedy" in Shakespeare's …

Mitchell Kalpakgian

While "The Winter's Tale" begins in an idyllic scene of reunion between two dear friends bonded...

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Medical correctness

Medical correctness

Anthony Daniels

For the politically correct, nothing is too large or too small to escape their puritanical attention...

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On Determinism

On Determinism

Father James V. Schall, S.J.

Chesterton said somewhere that, if the world is determined, it makes no sense to say "thank you" to ...

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Introduction: Confronting Distinguished Bigots

Introduction: Confronting Distinguished Bigots

Rodney Stark

I am not a Roman Catholic, and I did not write this book in defense of the Church.  I wrote it ...

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Vapid Goodyness

Vapid Goodyness

R.J. Snell

In his diagnosis of the "malaises of modernity," the philosopher Charles Taylor claims tha...

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Light a Candle In Berlin

Light a Candle In Berlin

Theodore Dalrymple

On the curious habits of the spiritual-but-not-religious. 

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The canvas of history

The canvas of history

Father George Rutler

Painting landscapes in the classical academies was done indoors, to "improve upon nature" the way fo...

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The Ultimate Catholic Quiz

The Ultimate Catholic Quiz

Karl Keating

This book offers a fun and challenging way to see how well you know Catholic teachings, practices, a...

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Beloved Physician and Teller of Truth

Beloved Physician and Teller of Truth

Anthony Esolen

In the days before the telephone, people wrote letters to one another, and that included little boys...

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What do you say to a homeless person?

What do you say to a homeless person?

Catholic News Agency

Advice from Catholic urban missionaries. 

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