Letters to the Editor: May 2020
America: An Apostate Nation?... Two Commandments, Two Errors... What We Are Willing to Risk... Death & the Hope of Resurrection... Keep Their Hands off the Levers... The Soft Edges of Nuanced Theo-SpeakREAD ARTICLE
The News You May Have Missed: May 2020
Van Gone... St. Corona... Pot Prize... Stripped & Exiled... I Can’t Believe It’s Not Bug Butter... The Books Brits Buy... Leap for Joy... and moreREAD ARTICLE
The Deepest Bias of the American People?
Catholicism is a 'general culture' that inculcates a way of life and encompasses a whole realm of unspoken and spontaneous things in daily life.READ ARTICLE
Croatia's cardinal Stepinac faced opposition unimaginable to most prelates in the modern West. By all indications, he did not buckle.READ ARTICLE
A Deficit of Heroes
We must maintain an emotional distance even from those who project an aura of holiness. Often, God’s holy ones are known only to Him.READ ARTICLE
The Golden Age of Quackery
The West's turning away from Faith and the sacraments has opened a void we now try to fill with whatever hucksters come up with next.READ ARTICLE
Things Fall Apart. By Chinua Achebe.
Achebe centers on the clash of civilizations between his native Ibo culture and Christian missionaries who established colonial government in Nigeria.READ ARTICLE
Fr. Ted’s Big Trade
Hesburgh departed from the idea of creating a distinctive institution in the Catholic intellectual tradition, settling instead for making it more American and worldly.READ ARTICLE
Briefly Reviewed: May 2020
Here we review Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation and The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS.READ ARTICLE
As I write, the local bishop has removed all the sacraments from the people and closed all the churches...READ ARTICLE
"Catholicism's Intellectual Prizefighter!"
- Karl Keating