INTERNAL DEBATES COMPOUND THE CRISIS
The American founders followed Plato and Aristotle in acknowledging man’s inclination to consolidate power, indulge his passions, and oppress his fellowman.
SUCH AN AIM REQUIRES FULL COMMUNION WITH CHRIST AND HIS CHURCH
The Church can engage in the work of racial reparations, but only while placing the project within a broader moral framework.
As always, when contemplating the political order, we should keep in mind the psalmist’s exhortation: “Put not your trust in princes.”
All of us, regardless of our wealth or circumstances, are presented with choices that lead either to our happiness or to our ruin.
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.
HUMBLE, CHRIST-LIKE PRIESTS FIGHT IN A MULTI-MILLENNIA WAR
Honest, humble, Christ-like priests serve on the front lines of a multi-millennia war against evil, defiantly waving the banner of Christ.
The Astros' systematic cheating vitiated the sanctity not only of the game of baseball but a core feature of American identity.
The robust friendship of 20th-century Swiss theologians Karl Barth and Hans Urs von Balthasar offers a different approach to ecumenical dialogue.
THE EUCHARIST AND THE EPISCOPACY ARE MUTUALLY REINFORCING
The Eucharist without the episcopacy is invalid. The episcopacy without the Eucharist is more or less useless. The two are mutually reinforcing.
ONE HOME IS A GATEWAY TO CATHOLICISM
A remarkable family and their little spiritual oasis in the Gateway to the West have become, as divine fate would have it, a gateway to Catholicism.
THE ISRAELITES WERE EVER DRAWN TOWARD IDOLS
The historical moment when Judaism seemed most alive, its pieties and devotions most ubiquitous, was the moment God required an expanded understanding and vision of His nature.
We all suffer together, we members of the mystical body of Christ. Our every act of virtue contributes to the glory of Christ’s Church.
What happens when a fairly obscure writer picks a fight with a Christian YouTube celebrity who has over 200,000 followers?
Much popular Catholic literature on NFP is utilitarian, claiming that obeying Church teaching results in a happier, more exciting bedroom experience.
- Karl Keating