The Dispatch

Patriotism, Poland, and Cardinal Sarah

February 16, 2020 Jerry Salyer 16

From the standpoint of those of us concerned about questions of nationality, sovereignty, and rootedness, it is only logical to find that the most resolute upholders of Catholic tradition should also be among the most […]

The Dispatch

The bullies and that book

January 29, 2020 George Weigel 28

Immediately after news broke on January 12 that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah had written a book on the crisis of the priesthood in the 21st-century Church, online hysteria erupted—which rather underscored […]

Books

A Novitiate for Eternity

August 15, 2019 Timothy D. Lusch 5

Death generally makes for unsettling reading. Unless, of course, we’re talking about true crime fanatics or mystery lovers. Those people can’t get enough of it. But death, especially our own—The Big One, the thing none […]