Opinion

A new Vatican birth control commission?

May 24, 2017 Russell Shaw 1

A new birth control commission? Here’s hoping the reports out of Rome are only speculation, possibly generated by the fact that the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI’s encyclical condemning artificial contraception, is […]

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Jihad: Searching for a Motive

January 17, 2017 William Kilpatrick 0

After the truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin and the murder of a Russian ambassador in Ankara, Bishop Nuncio Galantino assured the press that the attacks were not motivated by religion but by […]

Opinion

How To Appease Islam

December 23, 2016 William Kilpatrick 0

In Cremona, Italy, Fr. Sante Braggiè has announced that there will be no nativity scene at the local cemetery. “A small corner of the cemetery is reserved for Muslim graves,” said Fr. Braggiè; “A crib […]

Opinion

The Persecution of Professor Esolen

December 14, 2016 George Weigel 0

Professor Anthony Esolen is a bright jewel in the crown of Catholic higher education in the United States, a scholar whose brilliant translation of, and commentary on, Dante’s Divine Comedy is appreciated far beyond the […]