The Dispatch

Disobeying Rome: What are the consequences?

May 5, 2021 CWR Staff 11 interview with canon lawyer Fr. Gero Weishaupt. By Michael Koder [Translated for CWR by Michael J. Miller and published by CWR with kind permission of] Cologne (, May 3, 2021) The rebellious reactions […]


Lent: Why the Christian must deny himself

February 15, 2021 CWR Staff 3

Editor’s note: The following essay was originally published in the February 2000 issue of Homiletic & Pastoral Review, and was later posted on Ignatius Insight. The author, Brother Austin G. Murphy, O.S.B., has been Abbott […]

The Dispatch

Happy 80th Birthday, Fr. Joseph Fessio, S.J.!

January 11, 2021 CWR Staff 23

Fr. Joseph Fessio, S.J., founder and editor of Ignatius Press—as well as co-founder and publisher of Catholic World Report—celebrated his 80th birthday on January 10th. The following biographical sketch and video tribute were created by […]