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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
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