THE PUBLIC SQUARE IS NOT NAKED BUT CLOTHED BY 'WOKE' IDEOLOGY
The public square is not naked but clothed by the “woke” ideology of our bourgeois liberal elites. It has its own "church" that pronounces on orthodoxy and heresy.
The American founders followed Plato and Aristotle in acknowledging man’s inclination to consolidate power, indulge his passions, and oppress his fellowman.
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.
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 without the episcopacy is invalid. The episcopacy without the Eucharist is more or less useless. The two are mutually reinforcing.
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 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.
If friendship really is tied up with virtue and our eternal well-being, then it requires work, much as the romantic life does.
- Karl Keating