Sep 22, 2015
Two small signs that this kind of electoral iconoclasm goes further than simply posturing about where to build a wall can be found in voting blocs that until now have been pretty much taken for granted: African-Americans and pro-lifers.
Sep 9, 2015
This will be a trip of surprises. We’ve come to expect nothing less from this pontificate. It would be a real blessing if we came away from this encounter a bit surprised , and a bit less pessimistic , about ourselves as well.
May 18, 2015
As was easily predicted, the impending canonization of Blessed Junipero Serra has provoked a deluge of anti-Catholic stories.
Nov 26, 2014
Instead of listening to the Pope as shepherd, we are measuring him to see if he fits our positions.
Jun 30, 2014
It has been one year since the U.S. Supreme Court officially blessed the redefinition of marriage and opened the federal flood gates to a wave of (largely successful) lawsuits by same-sex couples.
May 7, 2014
You know what torture is? Torture is enduring the mounting attacks against the Catholic Church by United Nations’ committees who are stretching their mandates past the breaking point in the service of Catholicism’s ideological enemies.
Apr 29, 2014
At the funeral of Pope John Paul II in 2005, many in the crowd chanted “Santo subito,” calling for him to be made a saint immediately. While it took nine years, in terms of how such processes usually go, this was about as "subito" as one can get.
Feb 28, 2014
One year after the election of Pope Francis, cynics are breathing a little easier. For a while, it seemed as if a sea change had occurred in the Catholic Church and in how it is perceived.