Columns Archives - The Catholic Thing


The Cross over the Manger

Thursday, December 5, 2019


No Heart for Newman’s University

Wednesday, December 4, 2019


The Fog of Beliefs and the Forgotten Powers of Congress

Tuesday, December 3, 2019


The Vatican’s China Syndrome

Monday, December 2, 2019


Pruning Hope

Sunday, December 1, 2019


Joe and Jorge’s Excellent Adventure: “The Two Popes”

Saturday, November 30, 2019


Three Concentric Circles

Friday, November 29, 2019


Remembrance of Past Mercies

Thursday, November 28, 2019


High Notes – and Low

Wednesday, November 27, 2019


The McCarrick Report: Coming Soon?

Tuesday, November 26, 2019


The Idiosyncratic Pope Francis

Monday, November 25, 2019


Dismas and His Opposites

Sunday, November 24, 2019


All God’s Creatures

Saturday, November 23, 2019


Prayer in English

Friday, November 22, 2019


Clericalism and Its Remedies

Thursday, November 21, 2019


These Days of Testing

Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Beliefs – and Their Political Traps

Tuesday, November 19, 2019


Intimations of Immortality in the Americas

Monday, November 18, 2019


Women priests?

Sunday, November 17, 2019


Post-Christian America?

Saturday, November 16, 2019


The Bishops Stand – in Their Own Way – with Peter

Friday, November 15, 2019


Drawing Bright Lines

Thursday, November 14, 2019


The Law of Art

Wednesday, November 13, 2019


Why Not the Best?

Tuesday, November 12, 2019


72 Hours: a Review of “Midway”

Monday, November 11, 2019


Inculturation and the Law of Evangelization

Sunday, November 10, 2019


Georgetown’s Pitiful Conference on Abuse

Saturday, November 9, 2019


Dogma or Die

Friday, November 8, 2019


Vladimir Bukovsky, Baptism, and the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Thursday, November 7, 2019


The Amazon Synod’s Self-Subverting Vision

Wednesday, November 6, 2019


“Neutrality” as the New Paganism

Tuesday, November 5, 2019


On Joe Biden and Judging Souls

Monday, November 4, 2019


Christ’s Triumph

Sunday, November 3, 2019


With Twelfth Hour Love

Saturday, November 2, 2019


Who Has the Passionate Intensity?

Friday, November 1, 2019


Respecting Authority

Thursday, October 31, 2019


What the Bishops Also Must Do

Wednesday, October 30, 2019


Newman’s Three Ideas of a University

Tuesday, October 29, 2019


Miracle in Poland: a Review of “Love and Mercy”

Monday, October 28, 2019


The Pompous and Pitiless

Sunday, October 27, 2019


Michael M. Uhlmann: Compleat Catholic Gentleman

Saturday, October 26, 2019


Sight Unseen

Friday, October 25, 2019


More NAB Nonsense

Thursday, October 24, 2019


When “Consent” and “Control” Replace Morals and Virtue

Wednesday, October 23, 2019


The Enduring Scalia

Tuesday, October 22, 2019


The U.S. Bishops and Vatican Heartburn

Monday, October 21, 2019


The NAB: Round Three

Sunday, October 20, 2019


Militant Secularism and Religious Repression in Latin America

Saturday, October 19, 2019


“By the Grace of God”: a review

Friday, October 18, 2019


Shepherds of a Wounded Flock

Thursday, October 17, 2019