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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 Faith First
A look at the wide-ranging Catholic philanthropy of entrepreneur Tim Busch.
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
The Trinity: A Mystery for Eternity
China Renews Tension with the Vatican
Pope Francis teaches that everyone is saved! Wow! (Hold on. Wait a second.)
Catholics, Atheists, and the “Digital Areopagus”
Episcopalian leader Schori bashes on St. Paul, opposition to homosexual relationships
Three Births and the Third Person of the Trinity
Survey on priests' dislike of Missal may be inaccurate
A Hall of Famer and generous giver
Dignity of man central to 'rethinking solidarity,' says Pope
Don't create sacrament of 'pastoral customs,' Pope preaches