Commentary Archives - The Catholic Thing


Cardinal Schönborn’s blunt comments on abuse

Friday, December 6, 2019


On supersessionism

Friday, December 6, 2019


Catholics lack confidence in priests

Thursday, December 5, 2019


Lo, He Comes with clouds descending

Thursday, December 5, 2019


The Peronist economics of Pope Francis

Wednesday, December 4, 2019


Against “niceness”

Wednesday, December 4, 2019


Answering Fr. James Martin

Wednesday, December 4, 2019


Washington, Lincoln, and the common good

Tuesday, December 3, 2019


An Advent meditation

Tuesday, December 3, 2019


Spiritual readiness for Advent

Monday, December 2, 2019


The Novus Ordo as it ought to be

Monday, December 2, 2019


The anti-nuclear Pope Francis

Thursday, November 28, 2019


The in-flight press conference: little on religion

Thursday, November 28, 2019


China: model of “common good”

Wednesday, November 27, 2019


New York forces pro-choice orthodoxy

Wednesday, November 27, 2019


All-night dorm visits at Notre Dame?

Tuesday, November 26, 2019


Hallowed halls of All Hallows High

Tuesday, November 26, 2019


Fulton Sheen’s beatification: Why the rush?

Monday, November 25, 2019


The Church’s silence deafens the world

Monday, November 25, 2019


Synodal Path in US would mean: what?

Friday, November 22, 2019


Scandals using other people’s money

Friday, November 22, 2019


“This is a Christmas Tree . . .”

Thursday, November 21, 2019


Enough about Nones, let’s talk Truth

Thursday, November 21, 2019


Pope Francis and the American bishops

Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Attacking Rubio from the Right

Wednesday, November 20, 2019


What is eternal life?

Tuesday, November 19, 2019


The Pachamama Rohrs

Tuesday, November 19, 2019


Rebuilding Notre Dame de Paris: controversies

Monday, November 18, 2019


Aussie view on Pell changing?

Monday, November 18, 2019


A satirical essay

Friday, November 15, 2019


Thinking like Christ

Friday, November 15, 2019


McCarrick central to controversial Vatican grant

Friday, November 15, 2019


The “synodality” masquerade

Thursday, November 14, 2019


Restoring public civility

Thursday, November 14, 2019


You will die – and don’t know when

Thursday, November 14, 2019


Nuncio hits U.S. bishops

Wednesday, November 13, 2019


The China-Vatican agreement, 1-year later

Wednesday, November 13, 2019


American kids not reading

Tuesday, November 12, 2019


The media war on religious freedom

Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Who’s your Pachamama?

Monday, November 11, 2019


Cdl. Burke: “I’m not the pope’s enemy”

Monday, November 11, 2019


McCarrick central to controversial Vatican grant

Friday, November 8, 2019


Classics, Christianity, and the alt-right

Friday, November 8, 2019


Unfinished business

Thursday, November 7, 2019


Pontifical Academy of Sciences Embraces UN’s ‘Sustainable Development’

Thursday, November 7, 2019


Our Kingdom, where?

Wednesday, November 6, 2019


Why I Threw Pachamama into the Tiber

Wednesday, November 6, 2019


Our Kingdom, where?

Wednesday, November 6, 2019


A false view of doctrinal development

Tuesday, November 5, 2019


Reading the signs of the times

Tuesday, November 5, 2019