Commentary Archives - The Catholic Thing


What the Church cannot change

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


SD bishop: oppose Trump

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


Food for thought on Pope Francis

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


A pastor: end the Amoris mess

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


MSM reports on – and distorts – Norma McCorvey

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Martin Luther, overrated

Monday, February 20, 2017


Is the End near?

Monday, February 20, 2017


The Church now in full-blown civil war

Friday, February 17, 2017


Pope Francis answers his critics — sort of

Friday, February 17, 2017


An unfair attack on Archbishop Chaput

Thursday, February 16, 2017


A bomb in slow motion

Thursday, February 16, 2017


Chaput on facts, values, current darkness

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


A little reality on Bannon and Burke

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


Trouble is brewing

Tuesday, February 14, 2017


More on Bannon and Burke

Tuesday, February 14, 2017


Scalia and Gorsuch: bedrock conservatives

Monday, February 13, 2017


Benedict’s abdication: four years on

Monday, February 13, 2017


Peter says “No”

Friday, February 10, 2017


On “enriching” the Extraordinary Form

Friday, February 10, 2017


Defunding Planned Parenthood won’t be a disaster

Thursday, February 9, 2017


A brief history of adultery

Thursday, February 9, 2017


Patriot virtues

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


What is the “sin of human respect”?

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


Illegal immigration isn’t a religious issue

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


The City of God, on Twitter

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


Müller: no casuistry on marriage

Monday, February 6, 2017


The return of granny dumping

Monday, February 6, 2017


Secularism, the new ancient regime

Friday, February 3, 2017


Trump: allow pastors to express political opinions

Friday, February 3, 2017


Transgender Boi(?) Scouts of America

Thursday, February 2, 2017


Catholic hopes – and fears? – about Gorsuch

Thursday, February 2, 2017


A fitting successor to Scalia

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


Mary: dogmatic Co-Redemptrix?

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


The docile visionary: Schall at 89

Tuesday, January 31, 2017


Trump’s travel ban

Tuesday, January 31, 2017


On the Beatitudes

Monday, January 30, 2017


Problems with appealing to “a well-formed conscience”

Monday, January 30, 2017


God is back – in France

Friday, January 27, 2017


The new abortion absolutism

Friday, January 27, 2017


Of Ultrasound and pro-abortion extremists

Thursday, January 26, 2017


Planned Parenthood’s most misleading statistic

Thursday, January 26, 2017


Malta and conscience

Wednesday, January 25, 2017


To my sisters who marched

Wednesday, January 25, 2017


The liturgy of liberalism

Tuesday, January 24, 2017


No wonder we have “dubia”

Tuesday, January 24, 2017


The spiritual roots of the Church crisis

Monday, January 23, 2017


German journalist: De facto schism?

Monday, January 23, 2017


Cardinal Dolan: Hopeful about Trump

Friday, January 20, 2017


2+2=5

Friday, January 20, 2017


Bringing politics back to reality

Thursday, January 19, 2017