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Church under attack

Tuesday, August 21, 2018


Homosexuals helped cause the crisis

Monday, August 20, 2018


Catholics and the death penalty: a Protestant view

Monday, August 20, 2018


Cleansing the Church of clerical sacrilege

Friday, August 17, 2018


What must survive the corruption

Friday, August 17, 2018


What St. Catherine of Siena would say to bishops today

Thursday, August 16, 2018


Schall’s “On Islam”

Wednesday, August 15, 2018


Why men matter

Wednesday, August 15, 2018


Cuomo’s moral double standard

Tuesday, August 14, 2018


The death of Richard Sipe

Tuesday, August 14, 2018


Joyce Kilmer: poet, soldier, Catholic

Monday, August 13, 2018


Rooting out the gay network

Friday, August 10, 2018


An open letter from young Catholics

Friday, August 10, 2018


A fatal error on capital punishment

Thursday, August 9, 2018


A promotion for lay people?

Thursday, August 9, 2018


Transgenderism and Mussolini

Wednesday, August 8, 2018


Truth will set the Church free

Wednesday, August 8, 2018


Cardinal Dulles’ “Dubia”

Tuesday, August 7, 2018


Cdl. Wuerl, with all due respect. . .

Tuesday, August 7, 2018


What a bishop should say to McCarrick

Monday, August 6, 2018


The death penalty gambit – and LGBTs

Monday, August 6, 2018


Sex abuse and the debasing of Catholic language 

Friday, August 3, 2018


Today, the death penalty: tomorrow, what?

Friday, August 3, 2018


Has the hierarchy forgotten the meaning of sex?

Thursday, August 2, 2018


Cdl. Baldisseri’s ill-timed LGBT language

Thursday, August 2, 2018


Sins that demand justice

Wednesday, August 1, 2018


How bishops hoodwinked anti-abuse experts

Wednesday, August 1, 2018


Albany and Forth Worth bishops on abuse crisis

Tuesday, July 31, 2018


U.S. bishops to meet with pope – in 2019

Tuesday, July 31, 2018


China is trying to bully me

Monday, July 30, 2018


A #MeToo clerical movement?

Monday, July 30, 2018


National Catholic Reporter endorses abortion

Friday, July 27, 2018


What the McCarrick scandal shows

Friday, July 27, 2018


The role of the future St. John Paul II in Humanae Vitae

Thursday, July 26, 2018


The bitter pill of dissent

Thursday, July 26, 2018


Are all welcome in the Church?

Thursday, July 26, 2018


Cdl.O’Malley on a policy about bishops

Wednesday, July 25, 2018


Has the USCCB excused itself from sex-abuse scrutiny?

Wednesday, July 25, 2018


A “paradigm shift” on Humanae Vitae would be a disaster

Tuesday, July 24, 2018


Online protection of children

Tuesday, July 24, 2018


Schall’s “On Islam” is on target

Monday, July 23, 2018


Bishop: Eucharist the goal, not a step toward

Monday, July 23, 2018


How Humanae Vitae changed the Church

Friday, July 20, 2018


Why the Vatican moves so slow

Friday, July 20, 2018


St. Gilbert Keith Chesterton?

Thursday, July 19, 2018


They’re back! – this time slamming the “American Dream”

Thursday, July 19, 2018


No joking anymore

Wednesday, July 18, 2018


Catholics and America’s future

Wednesday, July 18, 2018


Politics becoming religion

Tuesday, July 17, 2018


McCarrick & his protectors

Tuesday, July 17, 2018