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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
A Model of Humility: The Beatification of Álvaro del Portillo
Evil, Jihadists, and the Just War Theory
At last! The "Relatio Synodi" is finally available in official English translation
John Henry Newman at the Synod on the Family
The True Meaning of All Hallow’s Eve
A Letter from Africa: “The Church must be a sign of contradiction”
Vatican releases official English translation of synod's final report
A (literal) breath of fresh air for the Sistine Chapel's frescos
It's not the law that saves you – it's Christ, Pope reflects
Candidate in Washington state lampooned for his Catholic faith