Special Report

The Cry of the Cross

May 2, 2011 J. J. Ziegler 0

Acceding to the request of many Middle Eastern bishops, Pope Benedict announced in September 2009 that a Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East would take place in October 2010. After […]


Outside the Magic Circle

May 2, 2011 Dominic Scarborough 0

The Holy Father’s September visit to the United Kingdom was widely regarded as a great success, both as a tonic to British lay Catholics and as a wake up call to the country’s secular society. […]

Special Report

The Coming Realignment

May 2, 2011 Sean Higgins 0

Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, thinks she may have witnessed the exact moment the tipping point was reached in the congressional fight over health care and abortion. She was in Michigan […]

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The Solipsist’s Catechism

May 1, 2011 Diogenes 0

He thought he saw an argument That proved he was the Pope: He looked again, and found it was A Bar of Mottled Soap. “A fact so dread,” he faintly said, “Extinguishes all hope!” -from […]

Special Report

The Missionary to Spain

May 1, 2011 J. J. Ziegler 0

The history of the Church in Spain is a history of evangelization, loss, reconquest, and blood. St. Torquatus and six other bishops preached the Gospel in Roman Spain, and soon saintly Catholics were suffering martyrdom […]


The Fig Leaf That Fell Off

May 1, 2011 Dr. Paul Kengor 0

On Wednesday, March 24, 2010, President Barack Obama, flanked by beaming Democratic members of Congress, with Michigan’s Bart Stupak at his shoulder, signed an executive order that purported to prevent abortion funding in the “health […]