Letters to the Editor: September 2020
The Waiting Is the Hardest Part... Fr. Maciel’s “Lieutenants”... Worthy of the Original... The Coronavirus Conundrum... Sympathy for the Stones... and moreREAD ARTICLE
The News You May Have Missed: September 2020
False Flag... Local Hero... Bread & Circuses NYC... Treasure Hunt... Monkey Business... Talk to the Glove... Double Donors... and moreREAD ARTICLE
Why We Need Teachers
People require outside influences to educe their latent talents, to cultivate the manners and morals that produce civility and intelligence.READ ARTICLE
The Ancient Game of Guilt Abatement
Pew-sitters and religious leaders have come up with their own formulas to lessen the pain of guilt, all of them at odds with Scripture.READ ARTICLE
Will the Coronavirus Lockdowns Usher in a Mustard-Seed Church?
The willful suppression of the sacraments by Catholic leaders could portend the diminution of the Church in both numbers and influence.READ ARTICLE
Dying Alone During the Pandemic: The Example of St. Augustine
Dying alone offers us an occasion for honest introspection and heartfelt contrition for the sins we have committed.READ ARTICLE
The Catholic Church in the Crosshairs
It is a cruel irony that, in less than a century, Catholics have gone from being victimized as unwelcome immigrants to being widely perceived as racist victimizers.READ ARTICLE
The Constant Gardener. By John le Carré.
Does the international pharmaceutical industry indeed use destitute black Africans as guinea pigs for its clinical trials?READ ARTICLE
Churchmen in Antebellum Dixie
Scrutinizing bishops for not siding with abolitionists involves a failure to realize that abolitionism was associated with violence and lawlessness.READ ARTICLE
Briefly Reviewed: September 2020
Here we review When Silence Speaks: The Life and Spirituality of Elisabeth Leseur... Paul, A New Covenant Jew: Rethinking Pauline TheologyREAD ARTICLE
Writing directly about what one knows, without trying to impress anyone, produces the most interesting and enjoyable writing.READ ARTICLE
"Catholicism's Intellectual Prizefighter!"
- Karl Keating