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A Conversation with Catholic SF Writers
ACWR: Is there such a thing as Catholic/Christian SF?Gene Wolfe
Barack Obama at the Vatican
Pope Benedict shows him charity in truth.
Where Converts Are Made
J. J. Ziegler
With five exceptions, the 50 nations where the faith is spreading most rapidly are all located in Asia and Africa.
Who is Miguel Diaz?
A look at Barack Obama’s nominee to be ambassador to the Holy See.
The Big Con
Misleading “Catholic” organizations such as Catholics United and Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good operated as an arm for pro-abortion Democrats in 2008 and now enjoy an important role in the Obama administration.
Caritas in Veritate
Excerpts from Pope Benedict XVI ’s third encyclical.
From Security Without Freedom to Freedom Without Security
For Iraq’s Christian communities, life under Saddam was bad. Today, it is worse.
The Showdown in Zaitzkofen
Michael J. Miller
More sparring between the SSPX and the German hierarchy.
A Cultural Conservative at the New York Times?
Meet its newest columnist, Ross Douthat.
The Flight from God
Thomas S. Hibbs
Two years after his death, director Ingmar Bergman’s legacy remains in dispute. But it is hard to deny that he asked the big questions in an artistically convincing way.
Modern liberalism as a Despotic Religion
Carl E. Olson
James Kalb’s illuminating, Kirkian critique of it.
Liberal Catholics are appalled. American bishops have dared to criticize them.
The Dispatch: More from CWR
St. John the Baptist, prophet of Advent and preacher of repentance
Don’t Help the Despots: Thoughts from the Son of Cuban Emigrants
Faith-based film offers reflections on working-class America and the meaning of Christmas
Associate VP of Providence College responds to CWR article about Dr. Esolen (UPDATED)
On the Cardinals Critical of the Pope: The Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Fears Polarization
"The Velvet Hours" is a sumptuous, heart-breaking vision of two lost worlds
Prepare for Christmas by conversion, Pope tells Advent Angelus crowd
Vatican weighs in on power, limits of artificial intelligence
That time JPII changed Fidel Castro's mind about Christmas
Pope to global economic leaders: Remember the dignity of the human person