Letters to the Editor: November 2018
Gut-Wrenching... Don’t Tune Out a Much-Needed Voice... A Turn in Every Direction... Misunderstanding Humanae Vitae... Counteracting Suicidal Ideation... Very Wrong... The Nuptial Meaning of the Body... Surmounting a Wall-Building EcclesiologyREAD ARTICLE
The News You May Have Missed
A Brief History of Women in the Marines... ’Till Fortnite Do Us Part... His Knickers in a Bunch... All You Can’t Eat... Go Small or Go Home — or Both... Tyrannosaurus Towers... Algorithm as Artist... and moreREAD ARTICLE
I Am Not White
Public discourse remains limited to material concerns, but what really differentiates human beings is culture, which is founded on religion.READ ARTICLE
The Futility of Trying to Derive a Religion from a Book
‘Scripture Alone’ fails both Muslims and Protestants, as living by one text leads to problems of authority and fundamentalism.READ ARTICLE
What Is & What Ought to Be
Man does not make himself. Rather, as Aristotle remarked, he is already man when he begins to wonder what he is and why he is as he is.READ ARTICLE
Ecce Papa Franciscus!
The Pope has convened a summit for February with the presidents of all bishops’ conferences to discuss ‘protection of minors.’READ ARTICLE
Dante’s Divine Comedy & the Viganò Testimony
Then as now, opinion makers try to reduce those who testify against Church corruption to resentful reactionaries working out their revenge.READ ARTICLE
The Strange Magnetism of Virtual Fisticuffs
What happens when a fairly obscure writer picks a fight with a Christian YouTube celebrity who has over 200,000 followers?READ ARTICLE
Dracula. By Bram Stoker.
For the original vampire slayers, most of them nominal Anglicans, the efficacy of Catholic sacramentals and the Sacrament quickly becomes apparent.READ ARTICLE
Catholic Dreamers’ Failed Dialogue with Islam
Interreligious talks have proven fruitless, and our own theologians have not told us even the minimum of truth about Islam.READ ARTICLE
"Catholicism's Intellectual Prizefighter!"
- Karl Keating