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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 Catholic World Report Blog
Bishop Tobin on Synod: "Pope Francis is fond of 'creating a mess.' Mission accomplished."
Finding Peace in the Midst of Chaos
John Paul II and the Death of the Faith
After the synod: Questions remain, looking ahead to next year
When the Communists Murdered a Priest
Cardinal Kasper apologizes for remarks about Africans; says he is victim of "shameful" attacks
Ecumenical dialogue in the spotlight as Pope's Turkey trip approaches
Refugees, displaced take center stage at Middle East consistory
The Pope's advice on how to overcome jealousy and pride
The USSR's Catholic martyrs suffered, but they suffered for God