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CWR Articles > Back Issue: January 2013
On Being Human In a Civilization of Forgetfulness
By James V. Schall, S.J.
Benedict XVI understands that the wars of the world are still fought in the minds and hearts of men.
Catholics and Depression
By CWR Staff
A new book co-authored by a psychiatrist and a priest offers faithful wisdom and learned guidance in dealing with depression and anxiety.
Dorothy Day: A Saint to Transcend Partisan Politics
By Leslie Fain
Despite attempts from both liberals and conservatives, Dorothy Day does not fit comfortably in either political camp.
"The Best Books I Read in 2012..." (Part 1 of 3)
By CWR Staff
Selections from Dale Ahlquist, Francis J. Beckwith, Bradley J. Birzer, Mark Brumley, John B. Buescher, Anthony E. Clark, Eric Cunningham, David Paul Deavel, Thomas M. Doran, Anthony Esolen, Monsignor Daniel B. Gallagher, Jim Graves, and Catherine Har...
"The Best Books I Read in 2012..." (Part 2 of 3)
By CWR Staff
Selections from Thomas P. Harmon, Thomas Howard, Brian Jones, James Kalb, Paul Kengor, Joseph Martin, Fr. David Vincent Meconi, S.J., Sandra Miesel, Christopher S. Morrissey, Fiorella Nash, and Carl E. Olson.
"Best Books I Read in 2012..." (Part 3 of 3)
By CWR Staff
Selections from Brian O'Neel, William Patenaude, Joseph Pearce, Edward Peters, Matthew A. Rarey, Tracey Rowland, Roy Schoeman, Russell Shaw, Mark W. Sullivan, Brandon Vogt, and Christopher White.
Challenging Young People to Live the Faith
By Jim Graves
Youth ministry programs at the diocesan and national levels change the hearts and minds of countless young people.
Tardy Reflections on the Election
By James Kalb
The November 2012 elections revealed that the Republicans believe in nothing, while the Democrats believe in Nothing.
The Professor Who Knows Our Names
By Brian Jones
A tribute to the man who is Schall
The Bible and the New Evangelization
By Alberto Carosa
The recent Synod and an upcoming exhibit at the Vatican make clear the Church’s emphasis on the importance of Sacred Scripture.
Jesus of Nazareth Completed
By James V. Schall, S.J.
Benedict XVI’s unique trilogy about Jesus Christ has, in a sense, bypassed the whole world of academia by going right through it.
Vatican II and Religious Liberty
By Omar F.A. Gutierrez
Dignitatis Humanae, the Council document on religious freedom, represented a development of Church teaching, not a reversal of it.
The Puzzle of Religious Liberty
By Benjamin Wiker
Why the affirmation of religious liberty can lead, ironically, to its extinction at the hands of the secular state.
Social Justice and the Radical Left
By Christopher White
An interview with the co-author of Takeover: How the Left Corrupted Liberalism in the Pursuit of Social Justice
The Church, Nonprofits, and Taxes
By Dimitri Cavalli
Guidelines for nonprofits are often misunderstood. And they are sometimes misrepresented by those seeking to quiet churches.
Abortion Insiders Turn Their Backs on the Industry
By Jim Graves
For different reasons and in different ways, these former clinic workers have rejected abortion and embraced life.
Lost in Translation (from Latin)?
By Christopher S. Morrissey
Pope Benedict XVI sent out his first tweet in Latin today. Lessons in Latin now follow.
“Liberty and Justice for All”: Roe v. Wade’s Betrayal
By Jim Graves
Robert P. George on Roe’s cultural and legal legacy, 40 years and 50 million lives later
The Church and Modernity
By Chilton Williamson, Jr.
It is an uneasy relationship, especially since many aspects of the “modern age” run counter to Christian thinking and living.
Atheist, Secular, and Pro-Life
By Leslie Fain
Non-religious pro-lifers contend you don’t have to believe in God to know the unborn have rights.
“We’ve wandered in the desert for 40 years..."
By John Burger
10,000 gather for the opening Mass for the National Prayer Vigil for Life in Washington, D.C.
A Younger Generation Marches for Life
By John Burger
The 2013 March for Life, which marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, was a youthful and youth-filled event.
The Glory Days of “Guy Nation”
By Mark McCormick
Don’t look now, ladies, but the Guys have you right where they want you.
Sacramental Social Doctrine
By William L. Patenaude
Authentic Catholic endeavors for social justice must be rooted in the sacramental presence of Jesus Christ.
The Hellenic Origins of Church Music
By Christopher B. Warner
Many Greek contributions to Western music have been unknown to modern scholars until recently.
The Latest From the “Pius Wars” Front
By Michael Coren
The new book, Soldier of Christ, published by Harvard University Press, is a definitive biography of Pope Pius XII.
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