What does 2016 hold for US women religious?

January 7, 2016 Ann Carey 0

On the surface, news in 2015 about United States women religious appeared to be far more positive than in previous years: • The Vatican’s unprecedented apostolic visitation of women’s religious orders had concluded amicably in […]

Catholics and November 8th

January 6, 2016 George Weigel 0

To redeploy a phrase from President Ford, our “long national nightmare” – in this case, the semi-permanent presidential campaign – will be over in eleven months, or at least suspended for a year or so. […]


A new Catholic literary revival?

January 5, 2016 K. V. Turley 0

During Lent 1998, a teenage girl, having just left an English convent school, knelt at the grotto of St. Jerome in the Holy Land. She prayed fervently, asking that through his intercession she would one […]

Film & Music

My Top Ten Movies of 2015

January 4, 2016 Nick Olszyk 0

When this year began, I was skeptical. In addition to way too many sequels, the first film I reviewed was Fifty Shades of Grey. Ugh. To my utter joy, this slow start turned into a […]


The Kiss of Jesus and the Beauty of the Cross

January 3, 2016 CWR Staff 0

Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle is known to many Catholics as the host of EWTN’s “Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms” and “Catholic Mom’s Café” and the author of several award-winning and best-selling books. Her new book, The […]