COMMENTARY: During oral argument in ‘Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health,’ Sotomayor tried to bully her way past the arguments for the unborn child’s right to live. The tragedy is that the defenders of the unborn have answers to all of her questions — better ones than hers.
COMMENTARY: I love the Mass at our parish, the ordinary form of the Mass offered in the ordinary way, but I can see why so many people love the extraordinary form.
COMMENTARY: The way he responded to the challenge in the 1920s gives us a model today for speaking as Catholics in the public square.
At St. Anthony’s Chapel in Pittsburgh, the dead lie round — more than 5,000 of them.
COMMENTARY: The Catholic politician ran for president almost 100 years ago. The way he responded to attacks on his faith offers five lessons for our own engagement in politics — and in arguments about politics.
COMMENTARY: A few lessons for the feast of St. Francis, patron saint of animals
COMMENTARY: If a religious believer like Amy Coney Barrett is nominated to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, the secular dogma will live loudly in the public discourse.
COMMENTARY: Catholics can accept what scientists discover, because we know the truths they truly find can never contradict the truths we know through the Church.