Columns Archives - The Catholic Thing


On “Why?”

Tuesday, October 23, 2018


A Serious Struggle Starts Today

Monday, October 22, 2018


Worried Laypeople and Spiritual Sacrifice

Sunday, October 21, 2018


Ouellet Tried to Rebut, but Actually Confirmed Viganò

Saturday, October 20, 2018


How Churches Commit Institutional Suicide

Friday, October 19, 2018


The Old Testament Renewed

Thursday, October 18, 2018


Sacraments and Hypocrites

Wednesday, October 17, 2018


A Synod also on Vocational Discernment

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Is the Vatican Accord with China a Step Forward – or Back?

Monday, October 15, 2018


The Mouse that Roared: a Review of “Romero” (1989)

Sunday, October 14, 2018


Meanwhile, Some Other Catholic Things

Saturday, October 13, 2018


What “Future” without Children?

Friday, October 12, 2018


For their sake and for ours…

Thursday, October 11, 2018


Vatican II and the Synod on Youth

Wednesday, October 10, 2018


On the “Enduring of Evil”

Tuesday, October 9, 2018


Put Viganò on Trial?

Monday, October 8, 2018


People who are “Just Christians” Don’t Have a Clue

Sunday, October 7, 2018


Another Phase in the Cultural Proxy War

Saturday, October 6, 2018


A Second Civil War?

Friday, October 5, 2018


Of Dante and Our Current Crisis

Thursday, October 4, 2018


2018: As the New Synod Opens

Wednesday, October 3, 2018


On Needing God – and the Teaching on Hell

Tuesday, October 2, 2018


“These Vulnerable Creatures”: a Review of “Gosnell”

Monday, October 1, 2018


Where Else Shall We Go?

Sunday, September 30, 2018


Thinking the Unthinkable

Saturday, September 29, 2018


Of Strong & Purposeful Lovers

Friday, September 28, 2018


Ask and You Shall Receive?

Thursday, September 27, 2018


Some Bishops Need to Lose Their Lives to Find Them

Wednesday, September 26, 2018


On Words

Tuesday, September 25, 2018


Light Shining on Hidden Things

Monday, September 24, 2018


The Church is Holy

Sunday, September 23, 2018


A Theology of Home

Saturday, September 22, 2018


Doctrine Precedes Morality

Friday, September 21, 2018


Rome Failed on McCarrick – and Needs to Change

Thursday, September 20, 2018


An Open Letter to Theodore McCarrick

Wednesday, September 19, 2018


Moms at Mass, and Other Heroes

Tuesday, September 18, 2018


Drowning Man

Monday, September 17, 2018


When the Priest Turns Atheist

Sunday, September 16, 2018


The Worthiness of Work

Saturday, September 15, 2018


Two On the Crisis

David Warren and Christopher Altieri

Friday, September 14, 2018


Some Action – Maybe – Starts Today

Thursday, September 13, 2018


St. Thomas More Can Guide Us Now

Wednesday, September 12, 2018


On Persuading “Man to Be Acquainted with Himself”

Tuesday, September 11, 2018


Church, Clericalism, Corruption

Monday, September 10, 2018


Don’t Protestantize the Church

Sunday, September 9, 2018


Restoring Confidence in the Catholic Faith

Saturday, September 8, 2018


Old Heresies Never Die

Friday, September 7, 2018


The Church Will Endure: It’s All in the Ring

Thursday, September 6, 2018


Jesus’ Wholly New Way of Life

Wednesday, September 5, 2018


Masterpiece: St. Thomas More’s Epitaph

Tuesday, September 4, 2018