Commentary Archives - The Catholic Thing


Jesus really was born on December 25th

Friday, December 3, 2021


Is adoption the key to overturning Roe?

Friday, December 3, 2021


Catholicism, religious tolerance, and early America

Thursday, December 2, 2021


A speech I would like to hear

Thursday, December 2, 2021


Today is the day for “Dobbs”

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


Why every day should be Thanksgiving

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


The hope of Advent

Tuesday, November 30, 2021


Queen Elizabeth: fading symbol of communion

Tuesday, November 30, 2021


The mystery of litanies

Monday, November 29, 2021


Why “Dobbs” may topple “Roe”

Monday, November 29, 2021


The patron saints and Thanksgiving football

Thursday, November 25, 2021


HSS’ new war on religious freedom

Thursday, November 25, 2021


Nostalgia

Wednesday, November 24, 2021


Cardinal Pell’s prescience on a Vatican swindle

Wednesday, November 24, 2021


Seeing the unseen

Tuesday, November 23, 2021


Science strengthens the pro-life case

Tuesday, November 23, 2021


Being faithful in a time of conflict

Monday, November 22, 2021


Too blind to see

Friday, November 19, 2021


What the bishops really said at Baltimore

Friday, November 19, 2021


Progressive Catholic culture warriors

Thursday, November 18, 2021


Arch. Gomez at the eye of the storm

Thursday, November 18, 2021


Mahony baloney on Eucharistic Coherence

Wednesday, November 17, 2021


Wisdom from the Book of Wisdom

Wednesday, November 17, 2021


The secular case against abortion

Tuesday, November 16, 2021


Bishops aren’t the reason for Eucharistic controversy

Tuesday, November 16, 2021


Millennials: Put away childish things

Monday, November 15, 2021


A taxonomy of woke religion

Friday, November 12, 2021


If virtual reality becomes a “metaverse”

Friday, November 12, 2021


What is the Church’s role in vaccination policy?

Thursday, November 11, 2021


The Cardinal Becciu affair — and Pope Francis

Thursday, November 11, 2021


The bishops and Communion, again

Thursday, November 11, 2021


Why do Catholics leave?

Wednesday, November 10, 2021


In defense of cultural Christianity

Wednesday, November 10, 2021


The best we can offer?

Wednesday, November 10, 2021


Our dangerous utopian dreams

Tuesday, November 9, 2021


The socialist myth

Tuesday, November 9, 2021


The paradox of poverty

Monday, November 8, 2021


Archbishop Gomez on Wokism

Monday, November 8, 2021


Tolkien and Catholicism

Monday, November 8, 2021


The president, the pope, and canon law

Friday, November 5, 2021


The bottom line on Eucharistic coherence

Friday, November 5, 2021


Is the Supreme Court undermining religious freedom?

Thursday, November 4, 2021


The royalty of Christ

Thursday, November 4, 2021


Sorrow and hope on All Souls

Wednesday, November 3, 2021


Karol Wojtyla: ordained 75 years ago

Wednesday, November 3, 2021


Parents losing patience with “woke” schools

Tuesday, November 2, 2021


“Blessing” Biden

Tuesday, November 2, 2021


Cardinal Burke: bishops should rebuke pro-abort politicos

Monday, November 1, 2021


“Rosemary’s Baby”: 1960’s and the loss of morality

Monday, November 1, 2021


Strengthen what remains

Friday, October 29, 2021