In the end, Islam is not just another religion. It is an account of the way the world ought to be and a program to make it pursue that goal.
In London this past week, on March 22nd, a British-born Muslim, Khalid Masood, drove a truck into pedestrians crossing the Westminster Bridge, near the historic Parliament building. Masood next jumped out of the truck, drew some knives and killed an unarmed police officer with them. He then hea...
Even though he’s Catholic, Matt Fradd’s new anti-porn book, “The Porn Myth,” won’t quote the saints or the Bible or recommend a regimen of rosaries. Here's why.
In 2013, Beyonce Knowles topped GQ’s list of “The 100 Hottest Women of the 21st Century.”
That same year, the “definitive men's magazine” that promises “sexy women” along with style advice, entertainment news and more ran a shorter listicle: “10 Reasons Why You Should Quit Watching Porn.”
The list included reaso...
Can a Catholic literary revival take place and again take part in challenging and perhaps transforming our culture?
At a recent wedding for one of my wife’s former students, the father of a current student asked me about my recently completed semester. I excitedly recounted teaching “The Search for Happiness in the Catholic Tradition,” a course I had changed almost entirely from the last time I taught it several years ago. Rather than shorter units and readings, I organized the...
Homily preached for the Solemnity of the Annunciation for the Congregation of St. Athanasius, Archdiocese of Boston/Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.
On this solemnity which celebrates the high-water point in the history
of salvation, permit me to explore with you three Latin expressions.
caro factum est
[The Word became flesh]. We find this line, of course, in the
Prologue to St. John's Gospel, and the Epistle to the Hebrews tells