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At the Close of the Year: Hearing Again the Voice of Fr. Schall

Tuesday, December 31, 2019


No, Cardinal Marx, the Church Cannot Bless Same-Sex Couples

Monday, December 30, 2019


The God of Justice and of Mercy

Sunday, December 29, 2019


Persecuted and Forgotten? Defending Defenseless Christians

Saturday, December 28, 2019


A Religion Abounding in Revelations

Friday, December 27, 2019


A Trojan Horse in the Pontifical Biblical Commission

Thursday, December 26, 2019


From Eternity, Not From Time

Wednesday, December 25, 2019


Comfort Ye, My People

Tuesday, December 24, 2019


Singular Vessel of Devotion

Monday, December 23, 2019


Fearing Rightly

Sunday, December 22, 2019


A “Carol” for the Ages

Saturday, December 21, 2019


A Cloud of Unknowing

Friday, December 20, 2019


A Changing Church

Thursday, December 19, 2019


Politicizing the Eucharist?

Wednesday, December 18, 2019


Drifting into Newspeak

Tuesday, December 17, 2019


Don’t Watch “The First Temptation of Christ”

Monday, December 16, 2019


They Will See the Glory of the Lord

Sunday, December 15, 2019


Pius XII, Francis, and the Media

Saturday, December 14, 2019


How Not to Defend a Castle

Friday, December 13, 2019


A Liberal Christian Feast of Sentiments

Thursday, December 12, 2019


“The Spirit of the Liturgy” at Twenty

Wednesday, December 11, 2019


“How Great Thou Art!”: An Athanasian Masterpiece

Tuesday, December 10, 2019


Vandals, Leave the Hymns Alone

Monday, December 9, 2019


The Primacy of Jesus and the Church’s Liturgical Year

Sunday, December 8, 2019


Now Watch Him Work

Saturday, December 7, 2019


On the Death of Progress

Friday, December 6, 2019


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