On our kinder, gentler tyranny

March 1, 2023 James Kalb 11

Many people today deny nature, history, and the transcendent as guides to life, in favor of viewing the human world as a social construction that can be reconstructed at will. Judging by public statements, most […]


What to do with politics?

February 5, 2023 James Kalb 13

In Philippians 4:6, the Apostle Paul tells us: Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever modest, whatsoever just, whatsoever holy, whatsoever lovely, whatsoever of good fame, if there be any virtue, if any praise of discipline: think […]

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Cardinal McElroy’s Grand Deception

January 30, 2023 Larry Chapp 122

Cardinal Robert W. McElroy of San Diego, in his recent manifesto on synodality (“Cardinal McElroy on ‘radical inclusion’ for L.G.B.T. people, women and others in the Catholic Church”) in America magazine, has done us a […]


Why St. Thomas?

January 28, 2023 Joseph G. Trabbic 41

The Church has given the title “doctor” to some of her saints. In Latin doctor means “teacher” and the doctors of the Church are teachers of a very special sort. Pius X calls them “our […]