“The Best Books I Read in 2015”

December 31, 2015 CWR Staff 0

“That is a good book,” wrote Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888), the father of novelist Louisa May Alcott, “which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.” It’s also true, as the author of Ecclesiastes […]


Liberal racism bares its fangs

December 30, 2015 George Weigel 0

Given the politically-correct hysteria that typically surrounds any discussion of racism these days, I hesitate to use the term. But it’s hard to find another that fits certain reactions to Synod-2015 from the port side […]

Sojourns with Schall

Novel Reflections on “Submission”

December 29, 2015 James V. Schall, S.J. 1

“’It’s submission,’ Rediger murmured. ‘The shocking and simple idea, which had never been so forcefully expressed, that the summit of human happiness resides in the most absolute submission. I hesitate to discuss the idea with […]

Film & Music

A Trilogy Awakens

December 28, 2015 Nick Olszyk 1

MPAA Rating: PG-13 USCCB Rating: A-II Reel Rating: (4 out of 5 reels) The Force Awakens may be the most anticipated film of the Millennial generation as proven by the insane number of internet plot […]


Supporting our brethren in the faith

December 28, 2015 CWR Staff 0

(Kirche in Not) On December 26, the feast of the first Christian martyr, Saint Stephen, the Catholic Church in Germany observed a “Day of Prayer for Persecuted and Oppressed Christians”. On this occasion Aid to […]