January 22 is the anniversary of the infamous Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision.  Ever since, one of the chief cries of abortion-on-demand supporters has been that of bodily autonomy—“my bo... More


With a pro-life majority in the House and the Senate, now is the time to stand for life. On January 22, hundreds of thousands of people will march peacefully in Washington, D.C. to protest the 1973 ... More


A famous Frenchman once said, "It is dangerous to be right when men of power are wrong." This is why free speech matters. Even though Charlie Hebdo published little more than puerile smut, they have t... More


The shocking violence that we in the Western world are usually safely shielded from and that many of our Christian brethren in the Levant face down daily has struck from its coil, killing twelve a... More


Yesterday, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released some statistics on the religious composition of the new 114th Congress, which includes more Catholics (with 164) than any Congress in hist... More



Monsignor Ronald Knox: A Lost Sense of Decency

For Christmas I received as a gift, and I have been reading with joy and benefit, Ronald Knox's religious memoir, A Spiritual Aeneid.  This... More


Reagan, John Paul II, and the Popemobile That Never Was

If you happen to be in the Southern California area, in Simi Valley, north of Los Angeles, is the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation ... More


Watching American Sniper as a Catholic

  I watched American Sniper last night with friends from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, and experienced all the elemen... More


A Survivor’s Perspective: The Importance of Empowering Women to Report Sexual Assault

Every election cycle, and a few debates in between, American politicians play political hot potato with the abortion issue and use victi... More

The Duke Chapel Bell Tower

A Non-Religious Law Professor’s Humane Case for Religious Exemptions

Over at the Washington Post, law professor (and non-religious believer) Eugene Volokh offers a lengthy post with a kind of argument for reli... More

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