An Unnatural Disaster

April 25, 2011 Joseph A. D'Agostino 0

The earthquake in May that rocked the Sichuan province of China and caused an enormous humanitarian disaster there prompted some in the mainstream media to notice a massive human rights violation in that Communist country, […]


No Communion Without Communication

April 25, 2011 Anthony Esolen 0

It is with some trepidation that I review Russell Shaw’s new book, Nothing to Hide. Shaw has been a stalwart defender of the truths of the Catholic faith, and as a journalist and communications director […]

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Innovative Models

April 25, 2011 Elenor K. Schoen 0

There are three unique models of Catholic higher education in North America of which many Catholics are perhaps unaware. These programs are filling an obvious, unmet need— and doing so in ways both unconventional and […]


The Slow Climb Back

April 18, 2011 Michael Kelly 0

The specter of child sexual abuse by priests still looms on the ecclesiastical landscape in Ireland. The findings of two government-sponsored judicial inquiries are due to be published later this year. Both reports are expected […]

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Clericalism and the Campaign

April 18, 2011 George Neumayr 0

“No one can be at the same time a sincere Catholic and a true socialist,” said Pope Pius XI in 1931. Were he alive today, he might have substituted in the word “Democrat.” One can […]

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Laborers for the Harvest

April 18, 2011 J. J. Ziegler 0

The Church worldwide has been blessed since 1978 with a surge in the number of seminarians. According to data published in L’Osservatore Romano and the Vatican’s statistical yearbook (the Secretariat of State’s Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae), […]

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God’s Whisper

April 18, 2011 Elenor K. Schoen 0

                                  The vocation director for the Archdiocese of New York was facing a dilemma. For the first time in […]

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Sarkozy and Religion

April 18, 2011 Max Colchester 0

Last winter, after being made an honorary canon of the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, French President Nicolas Sarkozy made a faux pas that sent shivers down Gallic spines: he talked about the […]

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Silent No More

April 18, 2011 Joanna Bogle 0

Soho is famous as London’s sleazy district. There are some excellent restaurants and pubs and some quaint old streets worth exploring. But there’s a sad and lonely side: prostitutes and clubs darkened windows, a faint […]