The Dispatch

Disbelief in the Real Presence is not new

August 15, 2019 Russell Shaw 15

Back in 1995 the American theologian Germain Grisez and I published an article noting with dismay poll data showing that a very large number of self-identified Catholics in the United States believed that Christ’s presence […]

Ecclesia et Civitas

Lenten Thoughts on Politics

April 2, 2019 James Kalb 11

Lent is a time of retreat and reflection. That can mean very different things for different people at different times in their lives. But it always means stepping back from daily preoccupations and looking at […]

The Dispatch

From Temptation to Transfiguration

March 16, 2019 Carl E. Olson 1

Readings: • Gn 15:5-12, 17-18 • Ps 27:1, 7-8, 8-9, 13-14 • Phil 3:17—4:1 • Lk 9:28b-36 What a difference a week makes! From temptation in the desert to Transfiguration on the mount; from supernatural […]