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The Church of 2050

Thursday, October 6, 2022


The Mass According to Vatican II

Sunday, July 10, 2022


Not Knowing What We Do – and the Cross

Pope Benedict XVI

Friday, April 15, 2022


Benedict’s Mea Culpa

Thursday, February 10, 2022


Conscience as Freedom from Truth?

Tuesday, January 11, 2022


2022: There’s Good News and Bad News

Saturday, January 1, 2022


On Being Hopeful – and Happy – Warriors

Thursday, October 7, 2021


Creation, According to Ratzinger (and a couple of other guys)

Sunday, November 15, 2020


Faith – The Real Crisis

Sunday, November 1, 2020


Catholic Schools and the Common Good

Thursday, May 28, 2020


Palm Sunday without Palms

Sunday, April 5, 2020


Joe and Jorge’s Excellent Adventure: “The Two Popes”

Saturday, November 30, 2019


Intimations of Immortality in the Americas

Monday, November 18, 2019


Newman and Ratzinger

Saturday, October 5, 2019


WANTED: the Good Guys

Saturday, June 8, 2019


“Who Are You?”

Tuesday, April 9, 2019


On the Divine “Plan”

Tuesday, March 12, 2019


On News Reports

Tuesday, August 14, 2018


“Humanity as It Actually Is”

Tuesday, April 10, 2018


The Ox, the Ass, and Us

Monday, December 25, 2017


The Greatest Mutation in History

Sunday, April 16, 2017


God’s Concealment on Holy Saturday

Saturday, April 15, 2017


Gospel and Law according to Ratzinger

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Wallace Stevens and the Limits of Poetry

Wednesday, March 8, 2017


Begging for Our Freedom

Wednesday, June 8, 2016


The Internal Forum and Catholic Remarriage

Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Holy Saturday’s Silent Embrace

Saturday, March 26, 2016


Benedict XVI, Still Speaking

Friday, March 18, 2016


October Revolutions

Monday, August 24, 2015


John the Baptist and Public Scandal

Saturday, June 27, 2015


Only the Chaste

Sunday, May 3, 2015


Good Holy Saturday

Saturday, April 4, 2015


Lent 2015: Reflections and Suggestions

Sunday, February 15, 2015


Christ, Simeon, and the “Sides” of History

Sunday, February 1, 2015


Syria: Two Arguments Why to Say No

Friday, September 6, 2013


On the Private Conscience of Statesmen

Tuesday, September 3, 2013


Learning and Faith

Monday, August 19, 2013


The Ground of a Real Christianity

Sunday, June 16, 2013


Francis, the Finger, and the Moon

Monday, April 1, 2013


Unrepentant Love

Sunday, March 17, 2013


Benedict Departs, but the Presence Endures

Tuesday, February 26, 2013


The Absolutization of Man

Tuesday, February 19, 2013


Music to Our Ears: a Review of the Pope’s New Book

Wednesday, November 21, 2012


Liturgical Education

Thursday, July 8, 2010


Reading the Church Fathers and Doctors

Monday, June 14, 2010


Intrigue in Rome

Saturday, July 11, 2009


Does Christianity exist?

Wednesday, June 10, 2009