July-August 2015, Volume LXXXII, Number 6

Catechesis & the Average Catholic
The average American Catholic is a 48-year-old woman married to a Catholic spouse with whom she has two children. She attends Mass at least once a month, puts $10 in the collection, and is not very active in her parish.
Acquiescing to Alternative Voices
The spectacle of Catholics supporting social movements that counter Church teaching can’t be blamed on poor catechesis but on the absence of catechesis.
Barbarians at the Gates of Civilization
ISIS militants are true barbarians. Unlike most American or European rioters, they are evildoers by vocation. They’ve devoted their lives to violence and terror, destruction and mayhem.

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