LGBTQ+ May Seem New, but It Grew From an Old Ideology
COMMENTARY: The ideas underpinning our societal wreckage are much older than most of us realize. The blueprint for it was set centuries ago, going back to the earliest stages of the feminist movement...
The Man From Macedonia: Catholic Philosophers’ Favorite Bible Passage
COMMENTARY: What did Joseph Ratzinger point out about a passage in the Acts of the Apostles that changes a seemingly brief and off-hand biblical travelogue into something that is so rich with meaning?
Rebuilding a Faithful Society
COMMENTARY: What once was a broad cultural glue binding American society together has become the de facto turf of particular classes.
Wanted: Open, Honest Dialogue on the Liturgy
COMMENTARY: Given that liturgical practices continue to be the flash point for so many acrimonious debates within the Church, perhaps Pope Francis should convene a ‘Synod on the Liturgy.’
What Love Is — and What It Is Not
COMMENTARY: A minimalistic view of love robs the human heart of its excellence.
25 Years Later, St. John Paul II’s Effort to Keep Sundays Holy Is Even More Timely
COMMENTARY: The COVID-19 pandemic has weakened already-poor Sunday Mass attendance, and commercial and recreational activities have conspired for decades to wrest Sunday away from the Lord.
A Little Bit of Christianity Is a Dangerous Thing
COMMENTARY: Christian virtues, like Christian doctrines, turn menacing when taken in isolation from each other
Pentecost and the Eucharistic Revival
COMMENTARY: As Pope Benedict told World Youth Day pilgrims in 2008, ‘every time we celebrate Mass we receive the Holy Spirit who unites us more deeply with Christ and transforms us into him.’
Lila Rose Shows the Way
EDITORIAL: The Catholic ‘cultural entrepreneur’ recently appeared on a secular dating talk show and modeled the kind of winsome engagement with the broader culture that the Catholic Church in America needs more of.