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> Back Issue: January 2011
A False Choice
The mischievous debate over condoms
How Is It Going?
An update on challenges to the apostolic visitation of sisters
The My House Initiative
Archbishop Joseph Naumann's anti-pornography effort
The Origins of the “New Nun”
Sister Dolores Liptak, a scholar of American Catholic Church history, reflects on the crisis in women’s religious orders.
Mr. Smith’s 30 Years in Washington
The New Jersey congressman reflects on his career and the struggles ahead for the new Congress.
The Missionary to Spain
J. J. Ziegler
A look back at Pope Benedict’s November visit
The Fig Leaf That Fell Off
President Obama’s “pro-life” executive order couldn’t save the “Stupak Democrats.”
The Persecution of Christians in Iraq
Michael J. Miller
Archbishop Sako on the “barbarism” they face
Cloaking Maciel in a Capuchin Hood
R. Michael Dunnigan
The search for historical parallels to the scandal involving the Legion of Christ is dubious.
The Catholicism of William F. Buckley, Jr.
Two biographies highlight the central role it played in his life and thought.
The Solipsist’s Catechism
If you make up your own faith, it’s easy to believe, as long as you never question your own authority.
The Catholic World Report Blog
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
Pope Francis: "The missionary aspect is the paradigm of every act of the Church..."
Archbishop Chaput urges Americans to 'wake up' on religious freedom
Pope stresses vigilant love of God as guard against laziness
Schönstatt Movement overjoyed at receiving original chapel
Canada's politicians targeted for 'failure' to protect children