Special Report

The Blesseds of 2023

January 31, 2024 J. J. Ziegler 2

This past year was a rare but not unprecedented year that saw no canonizations. No saints were canonized in thirteen of the past sixty years (1965, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1985, […]


What Is Social Justice?

November 22, 2022 J. J. Ziegler 4

Few terms have become as unmoored from their Catholic origins, and have thus lent themselves to misunderstanding in contemporary discourse, as has the term “social justice.” What does the term mean when it appears in […]

St. Pius X’s Plea for Peace

St. Pius X’s Plea for Peace

July 28, 2014 J. J. Ziegler 0

On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Duchess Sophie, in Sarajevo. A month later, on July 28, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, and on August 1, Germany […]