Michael Schrauzer
Recently the Shroud of Turin went on display for the first time in many years. Over two million pilgrims came to view and venerate the...
Francis J. Beckwith
It is a common opinion that government ought to remain neutral on controversial moral issues such as abortion, same-sex marriage, and...
Melinda Selmys
“It depends on what the meaning of the word is is.” It appears that society has moved beyond reasonable discourse—indeed, that we’re living in...
Ron Rychlak
In scholarly writing three dots signify omitted text. While a perfectly valid shorthand, the ellipsis can be abused to further the writer’s...
Christopher Check
Nero burning Christians to light his nighttime spectacles; men, women, and children torn to pieces by wild beasts before cheering crowds: These...
Ron Rychlak
The U.S. Bill of Rights states that “Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech.” It does not say “Congress shall make no...
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
In July 2007, Pope Benedict XVI made one of the Church’s treasures—a liturgical form observed by Roman Catholics for centuries—available to...
Fr. Michael Giesler
Think it’s tough to be a Catholic these days? Pilloried by the arts and media. Misunderstood by so-called intelligentsia. Politically...
Randall Colton
St. Peter said that gentleness is requisite to evangelism.The gentle person subdues anger to protect others from his own power. He is also...
Gregory R. Beabout
The charge is ubiquitous:Why does the Church spend its time preaching outmoded sexual mores when it should be promoting world peace and social...