The Temptations of Nationalism
A great threat to the meaning of religious faith in our time is nationalism, wherein the sentimental symbols of a nation are more powerful than the Church.
The Founding Father
St. John of Damascus's brilliant defense of the Trinity and Jesus Christ's divinity may be understood as an answer to all Muslim attacks on Christianity.
Islam & Democracy?
Tocqueville considered religion necessary to democratic societies, and he evaluated particular religions, including Islam, in light of this.
Those Hurtful Ads!
Those NOR ads are presumably supposed to be satirical, but they're actually insensitive, judgmental, mean-spirited and hurtful....
Through the ages, great ideas have frequently found their expression in great works of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.
Muslims often claim that Islam is a misunderstood religion. This is partially true, insofar as many people do not understand the nature of Islam or what it teaches.
Biotechnology & Posthumanism
Technology may finally make us so unhappy we will begin to effectively criticize its consequences with the whole human good in mind.
The Trendy Atheists
Richard Dawkins and his ilk view Catholics as deluded faith-heads whose minds have been taken over by irrational superstitions.
Despite any attempts at reading the tea leaves of Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s past life, it's far from clear how he is going to handle becoming Pope Francis.
Same-sex marriage was the invention of the Emperor Nero, who had at least three such nuptials, one in which he played the bride.
The Problem of Evil
The Church is clear-eyed about the devil's existence and demands that we neither minimize nor exaggerate the danger he presents to our salvation.
New Age & Gnosticism
There's far more to this movement than the self-indulgent silliness of astrology, crystals, weird workshops, and the accompanying psychobabble.
Catholic Social Teaching
The same papal statements that criticize socialism also criticize capitalism, and for the same basic reason.
McCarrick preyed on men who wanted to be priests
Then he became cardinal and Washington power broker
Cardinal backs death penalty for drug traffickers
Critics say 'uncivilized' punishment won't help
Bahrain cathedral to become heart of Catholic Arabia
Concrete testimony of Christian presence in Muslim land
Archbishop: Holocaust law woke up 'old demons'
Makes it illegal to blame Poland for Nazi crimes
Teilhard de Chardin left legacy of eugenics
Racism of Francis favorite cannot be ignored
15-hour siege by Nicaraguan paramilitaries
Pro-Ortega militias attack Catholic churches
Ex-chancellor of Chilean archdiocese arrested
Accusations of sexual abuse of minors, cover-up
Pope: missionaries are 'messengers of Jesus'
No Christian proclaims the Gospel 'on his or her own'
Rwandan authorities shutter 700 churches
Government proposes stricter clergy guidelines
UK: Abortion clinic ‘buffer zones’ harm women
Two pro-lifers are attempting to overturn the ban
In India, nun accuses bishop of rape
72-page complaint to police alleges a dozen offenses
Vatican: Consecrated virgins no longer have to be
Guidelines say previously married women still ineligible
Court moves right as the Church moves left
Division among Catholics being driven by Pope Francis
Ky. bishop: 'Up to each parish' to promote LGBTQ+
Stowe was speaker at 'Justice and Mercy Shall Kiss'
Venezuelan bishops condemn gov't 'perverse ideology'
'Lack of rationality and expertise of decision makers'
Fr. Arrupe's cause for beatification underway
Late Jesuit Superior General represents Francis's Church
New Superior General elected for traditionalist SSPX
Opposes further rapprochement with the Vatican?
Father Z: Should priests have a 'day off'?
Do you pray for your particular priests?
Priest keeps anti-abortion vigil for 30 years
Canadian prayer-and-fasting ministry began in 1989
Psychology being used as weapon against children
Tech industry is 'waging war' against kids
Vatican drafts guidelines on uses for sold churches
'So they don't end up as discos, gymnasiums or shops'
Cardinal: take action to stop 'ecological holocaust'
'We are in a critical moment of human history'
Cardinal and bishop attacked by mob in Nicaragua
Pummeled as they attempted to protect basilica
Why did Trump pick Kavanaugh over folk hero?
Some Catholics disappointed Amy Coney Barrett dissed
G'ment allies rough up priests at Nicaragua church
As anti-government Catholic protesters trapped inside
Gunman shot dead at Filipino bishop's residence
Shooter was looking for Archbishop Jose Palma of Cebu
FSSP elects Polish priest as Superior General
Fr Andrzej Komorowski will serve a six-year term
Eagles coach: 'Nothing is done without prayer'
Doug Pederson speaks at American Bible Society event
Five faith facts on Trump's Supreme Court pick
Kavanaugh has opined on abortion and birth control
Why do Catholics hold majority on Supreme Court?
But number of Catholics in the US is in decline
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