Commentary Archives - The Catholic Thing


Robert Royal: It’s Apocalyptic

Monday, October 26, 2020


Civil unions remark: limited but significant

Monday, October 26, 2020


Amy Barrett and a reverse theology of the body

Friday, October 23, 2020


Cdl. Burke on Francis and Civil Unions

Friday, October 23, 2020


ACB’s “civic grace”

Thursday, October 22, 2020


A republic, if you can keep it

Thursday, October 22, 2020


Where to turn?

Wednesday, October 21, 2020


Pro-life and caring for the living

Wednesday, October 21, 2020


The passion of Isaac Jogues

Tuesday, October 20, 2020


The Scalia family

Tuesday, October 20, 2020


The latest Vatican soap opera

Monday, October 19, 2020


Thomas Howard, RIP

Monday, October 19, 2020


What is dogma?

Friday, October 16, 2020


A brick through America’s front window

Friday, October 16, 2020


Barrett’s faith: Dems mute but media loud

Thursday, October 15, 2020


The unflappable ACB

Thursday, October 15, 2020


Amy Coney Barrett and large families

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


A philosopher on “Fratelli tutti”

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


If you sup with the Devil

Monday, October 12, 2020


The Great Unraveling

Friday, October 9, 2020


Is Pope Francis wrong on St. Francis?

Thursday, October 8, 2020


The trouble with nuking Japan

Thursday, October 8, 2020


What the world feels now: acedia

Wednesday, October 7, 2020


No progress in China

Tuesday, October 6, 2020


What to expect and not from Justice Barrett

Tuesday, October 6, 2020


Sinner: Don’t let the harvest pass

Monday, October 5, 2020


New encyclical tries to shed light in a dark time

Monday, October 5, 2020


The Essential Scalia

Friday, October 2, 2020


Contra sedition and factional tyranny

Friday, October 2, 2020


SCOTUS rulings affecting Catholic Schools

Thursday, October 1, 2020


New papal Apostolic Letter

Thursday, October 1, 2020


About Amy Coney Barrett

Wednesday, September 30, 2020


Job and suffering

Wednesday, September 30, 2020


The handmaid’s tale

Tuesday, September 29, 2020


Amy Coney Barrett’s gifts

Monday, September 28, 2020


No religious test

Friday, September 25, 2020


How to respond to worship restrictions

Friday, September 25, 2020


Dem Sen. Manchin: Don’t make Barrett’s religion an issue

Thursday, September 24, 2020


The Vatican’s deal with the dragon

Thursday, September 24, 2020


Lunatic, liar, or Lord

Wednesday, September 23, 2020


Prudence in the pandemic

Wednesday, September 23, 2020


Notorious RGB and the cool factor

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Bracing for bitter Supreme Court confirmation fight

Monday, September 21, 2020


China Is Already Breaking Vatican Deal

Monday, September 21, 2020


Bite your tongue!

Friday, September 18, 2020


The new religion of anti-racism

Friday, September 18, 2020


Pandemic pathologies

Thursday, September 17, 2020


Saving Catholic colleges

Thursday, September 17, 2020


Questions about Mass attendance

Wednesday, September 16, 2020


Ronald Knox on the Mass as sacrifice

Wednesday, September 16, 2020