A Last Chance for Australian Justice

March 6, 2020 George Weigel 28

On March 11-12, the High Court of Australia will hear Cardinal George Pell’s appeal of his conviction on charges of “historic sexual abuse.” The High Court has seven judges and a majority vote is required […]


The Idea of Tradition in Querida Amazonia

February 18, 2020 Eduardo Echeverria 4

In the recent post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation, Querida Amazonia (Beloved Amazon), Pope Francis refers to the transmission throughout time—the traditionary process—of the “authentic Tradition of the Church” (§66). Tradition here is spelt with a capital T. […]


National Conservatism and the ‘True Europe’

February 16, 2020 Alvino-Mario Fantini 5

There are a lot of fancy terms being used to describe today’s changing political landscape. There’s Eatwell and Goodwin’s ‘national populism,’ Dueck’s ’conservative nationalism,’ and the ‘populist nationalism’ of Steve Bannon. And then there’s ‘national […]