Foundless Francis Fantasies

March 6, 2015 Dr. Adam A. J. DeVille 0

The media is so predictable. With Lent well underway, and Easter now just a month off, watch for an increasing spate of cover stories about whether Jesus was really resurrected, whether he ascended to heaven, […]


Holy Mass in the Abortuary

March 6, 2015 K. V. Turley 0

Early one Sunday morning, having passed through London’s silent streets, I arrived at a sun-filled, deserted square. The building I was searching for came into view. Its imposing structure was empty now, abandoned, boarded up […]


It’s a sin to kill a mockingbird

March 4, 2015 Thomas M. Doran 0

Full disclosure: I’m a lifelong admirer of Harper Lee. My book Terrapin was inspired, in part, by her storytelling in To Kill A Mockingbird. We corresponded in the 1990s. None of this makes me an expert on […]


No fighting God

March 4, 2015 George Weigel 0

Some months after my son-in-law, Rob Susil, died, a longtime friend asked me, in a gentle but point-blank way, “Are you still fighting God?” The only honest response was, “Yes.” At which my friend said, […]


A Postscript on the Virtue of Chastity

March 3, 2015 Bill Maguire 0

In my review of Eve Tushnet’s Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living My Faith, I argued that she has embraced and is promoting a flawed understanding of the human person and sexuality […]