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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
After the synod: Questions remain, looking ahead to next year
When the Communists Murdered a Priest
Cardinal Kasper apologizes for remarks about Africans; says he is victim of "shameful" attacks
Cardinal Burke: The "Relatio Synodi" is "a significant improvement over the text of the 'Relatio post Disceptationem'"
Francis beatifies Paul VI: “This great Pope, this courageous Christian, this tireless apostle” [Full text]
Mary of Nazareth Blog Tour/Rosary Crawl: "Beatitudes--Sermon the Mount"
Religious freedom deteriorating, but don't despair, official says
Minnesota dioceses sign abuse settlements, pledge to protect children
Remembering Helen Hull Hitchcock, 'a true daughter of God'
Work, Pray, Love: Archbishop Chaput's advice for modern Christians