Commentary Archives - The Catholic Thing


Mary: the Morning Star

Wednesday, June 3, 2020


Pentecost and the fire in our cities

Wednesday, June 3, 2020


The pope’s seven-point plan

Tuesday, June 2, 2020


Rioting, for fun & profit

Tuesday, June 2, 2020


The final enemy

Monday, June 1, 2020


Riots, technocrats, and normality

Monday, June 1, 2020


Religious liberty in a hostile age

Friday, May 29, 2020


The new B16 biographyEdward Pentin, NCRegister

Friday, May 29, 2020


‘Laudato Si’ five years on

Thursday, May 28, 2020


Evangelizing in extraordinary times

Thursday, May 28, 2020


“Ut Unum Sint” at 25

Wednesday, May 27, 2020


On re-opening Notre Dame

Wednesday, May 27, 2020


Honor due: 60 years on

Tuesday, May 26, 2020


What St. Peter’s looks like today

Tuesday, May 26, 2020


Save Catholic schools

Monday, May 25, 2020


The final enemy

Monday, May 25, 2020


Things that are not Caesar’s

Friday, May 22, 2020


As Italy reopens

Thursday, May 21, 2020


Why not Masses without Communion?

Thursday, May 21, 2020


Vatican communication headaches

Wednesday, May 20, 2020


The 6th Sunday of Easter

Monday, May 18, 2020


B16 letter on JPII’s Centenary

Monday, May 18, 2020


A Carmelite friar and COVID-19

Friday, May 15, 2020


Lent or quarantine?

Friday, May 15, 2020


Shortfalls make Vatican financial reform unavoidable

Thursday, May 14, 2020


On John Paul II’s May 18 centenary

Thursday, May 14, 2020


We owe worship – to God

Wednesday, May 13, 2020


Faith facing death

Wednesday, May 13, 2020


“Normal” life

Tuesday, May 12, 2020


Weird Christianity

Tuesday, May 12, 2020


Mothers Day reflection

Monday, May 11, 2020


Why we can’t do evil to achieve good

Monday, May 11, 2020


Joseph Ratzinger, theological reformer

Friday, May 8, 2020


U.S. Church: Going broke

Friday, May 8, 2020


Sex, women, powerSandro Magister, Settimo Cielo

Thursday, May 7, 2020


No transparency in Vatican financesPhil Lawler, Catholic Culture

Thursday, May 7, 2020


Panic and pandemic

Wednesday, May 6, 2020


A Delicate Tapestry

Tuesday, May 5, 2020


An old solution to a new problem

Tuesday, May 5, 2020


On reopening churches

Monday, May 4, 2020


Beware medical absolutists

Monday, May 4, 2020


Reopening the sacramental economy

Friday, May 1, 2020


“Mrs. America”: Hollywood’s biased history

Friday, May 1, 2020


The 7 thunders of Revelation

Thursday, April 30, 2020


Time to wake up

Wednesday, April 29, 2020


Opening the floodgates of prayer

Wednesday, April 29, 2020


Evelyn Waugh in America

Tuesday, April 28, 2020


The Mass isn’t a performance

Tuesday, April 28, 2020


St. Augustine: 100% Catholic

Monday, April 27, 2020


Debates about the common good revived

Monday, April 27, 2020