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The rise of anarcho-tyranny in the West

Friday, March 1, 2024


The truth about Alabama’s ruling on IVF

Friday, March 1, 2024


Should the next conclave vote just once each day?

Thursday, February 29, 2024


“Gendered” nonsense is dangerous nonsense

Thursday, February 29, 2024


The year the pope canceled Lent

Wednesday, February 28, 2024


On shame

Wednesday, February 28, 2024


Is ‘Fiducia’ a new obstacle to Vatican’s peace push on Ukraine?

Tuesday, February 27, 2024


“None to make him afraid”: America’s central promise broken by antisemitism run amok

Tuesday, February 27, 2024


Catholic Georgetown’s extremist turn

Monday, February 26, 2024


Putin’s deadly fantasies

Monday, February 26, 2024


St. Peter Damian and the wounds of the Church

Friday, February 23, 2024


An age marked not so much by disenchantment as by desecration

Friday, February 23, 2024


‘Rave’ in the nave?

Thursday, February 22, 2024


Pope Francis is undermining Catholic tradition on just war

Thursday, February 22, 2024


About that ‘trans’ funeral at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Wednesday, February 21, 2024


Feminists: Celebrate the Middle Ages (and the Catholic Church)!

Wednesday, February 21, 2024


The Awfulness of Elite Hypocrisy on Marriage

Tuesday, February 20, 2024


Rehabilitation and beauty at famed Milan opera house

Tuesday, February 20, 2024


Does ‘Fiducia supplicans’ affirm heresy?

Monday, February 19, 2024


Pope to Naples seminarians: The Church is a “work in progress”

Monday, February 19, 2024


Prepare for a Voyage on the Sea of Lent

Friday, February 16, 2024


Orwellian transgenderism

Friday, February 16, 2024


When feast and fast collide

Thursday, February 15, 2024


Can the Sacrament of Reconciliation even extend to Rudolf Hoess, commandant of Auschwitz?

Thursday, February 15, 2024


St. Valentine was no patron of love

Wednesday, February 14, 2024


Cardinal Müller: Efforts to explain ‘Fiducia supplicans’ only increase confusion

Wednesday, February 14, 2024


‘Fiducia supplicans’ and doctrinal clarity

Tuesday, February 13, 2024


Why did a medical journal nix studies on abortion pill danger?

Tuesday, February 13, 2024


Satan’s face in Gaza

Monday, February 12, 2024


What makes sacred music sacred?

Monday, February 12, 2024


“Reset Saturday” at the Vatican

Friday, February 9, 2024


‘Tohu wa-bohu’ on the Tiber

Thursday, February 8, 2024


Crackdown on faith in Hong Kong is a warning to the West

Thursday, February 8, 2024


Compassion and gratitude

Wednesday, February 7, 2024


Is Ash Wednesday the earliest it can be this year?

Wednesday, February 7, 2024


Artificial Intelligence ‘art’ has no human heart

Tuesday, February 6, 2024


‘Barbie Jesus’ – Why Seville’s Holy Week poster is an international debate

Tuesday, February 6, 2024


The pope is unpredictable

Monday, February 5, 2024


More on hell

Monday, February 5, 2024


Overcoming the devil on Sexagesima Sunday

Friday, February 2, 2024


The future of Catholic schools – and the priesthood

Friday, February 2, 2024


How Irish monks invented punctuation

Thursday, February 1, 2024


St. John Henry Newman was no liberal

Thursday, February 1, 2024


Catholic-Anglican ‘dialogue’: The meaningless vacuity of just being ‘nice’

Wednesday, January 31, 2024


Mortal sin cannot annul a marriage

Wednesday, January 31, 2024


Withered hands . . . and minds

Tuesday, January 30, 2024


Catholic physicians combating transgender ideology

Tuesday, January 30, 2024


How can we say Hell is empty?

Monday, January 29, 2024


Art needs faith

Monday, January 29, 2024


Francis: the imprudent pope

Friday, January 26, 2024