Some remarkable things happened in the recent Italian elections. Not only is the winner—and therefore the prospective Prime Minister—a woman, but she is the head of an unabashedly right-wing party, the first such party to […]
Pope Leo XIII’s 1891 encyclical, Rerum Novarum, while not the first social encyclical, was still a revolutionary document, albeit within the bounds of natural law and the Magisterium. Previous social encyclicals, beginning with Mirari Vos […]
From the pontificate of Gregory XVI down to the present day, there has been an ongoing crisis precipitated by the advent of the “New Things” (rerum novarum) of socialism and modernism. Since 1832 and the […]
The New Authoritarians – What changed in March 2020? How have things played out? What are the causes? What can we expect, looking ahead? Evil In Our Time: Naomi Wolf on the Covid Response (Brownstone […]
Fr. Robert Sirico is President Emeritus of the Acton Institute and the retired pastor emeritus of Sacred Heart Parish in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the author of numerous essays and several books, including Defending […]
Migrant child has lunch at the Casa de Paso "Divina Providencia" in Cucuta. / David Ramos/ACI Prensa.
Lima, Peru, May 26, 2022 / 16:00 pm (CNA).
The Church has asked the governments of Colombia and Venezuela to resume their “truncated… […]
Are there any saintly Catholics who lived under Communist governments, died as martyrs, and are remembered by the Church during the month of May? Unfortunately, there is no shortage of blesseds who fit that description. […]
Two Mexican cardinals, a bishop, and three priests have been convicted of constitutional violations for warning the public against the ruling party’s opposition to the values of human life and family, their advocacy of the […]
Comprehensive ideological systems, which determine the prevailing world view in societies and cultures, are based on so-called “grand narratives”.1 Such grand narratives are mostly of a religious nature. In earlier phases of human cultural development, […]