Outside the Magic Circle

May 2, 2011 Dominic Scarborough 0

The Holy Father’s September visit to the United Kingdom was widely regarded as a great success, both as a tonic to British lay Catholics and as a wake up call to the country’s secular society. […]


Hidden Victories

May 2, 2011 Jim Graves 0

The Catholic apostolate Courage ( helps men and women struggling with same-sex attraction live in accordance with the teachings of the Church. The group is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The apostolate was founded […]

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The Cry of the Cross

May 2, 2011 J. J. Ziegler 0

Acceding to the request of many Middle Eastern bishops, Pope Benedict announced in September 2009 that a Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East would take place in October 2010. After […]


The Fig Leaf That Fell Off

May 1, 2011 Dr. Paul Kengor 0

On Wednesday, March 24, 2010, President Barack Obama, flanked by beaming Democratic members of Congress, with Michigan’s Bart Stupak at his shoulder, signed an executive order that purported to prevent abortion funding in the “health […]


The Origins of the “New Nun”

May 1, 2011 CWR Staff 0

Interview by CWR Staff Sister of Mercy of the Americas, Sister Dolores Liptak, Ph.D., is a well-respected scholar of American Catholic Church history. The author of five books and editor of several more on topics […]


Mr. Smith’s 30 Years in Washington

May 1, 2011 Daniel Allott 0

Congressman Christopher Smith, age 57, has served New Jersey’s 4th congressional district in the US House of Representatives since 1981. Smith, a Republican, is a champion of pro-life causes as well as human rights and […]

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The Missionary to Spain

May 1, 2011 J. J. Ziegler 0

The history of the Church in Spain is a history of evangelization, loss, reconquest, and blood. St. Torquatus and six other bishops preached the Gospel in Roman Spain, and soon saintly Catholics were suffering martyrdom […]