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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
The Holy Spirit: Gift, Counselor, Advocate, Helper
Cheap grace won't suffice in any age, including ours
Cardinal Turkson addresses Laudato Si’ Conference in Lusaka, Zambia
Western Civ in the Crosshairs—and A Glimmer of Hope
The most important day of your life
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Lord of the Rings
Pope laments recent violence in Syria, renews call for dialogue
Facing shortages, Venezuelan bishops want permission to bring in food, medicine
Intervene in Christian genocide: 400,000 bring plea to UN
Blood-red Trevi fountain a wake-up call on Christian persecution