Steve Skojec

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Steve Skojec

Steve Skojec is the Publisher of He is a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he earned a BA in Communications and Theology. He has been blogging about the intersection of religion and politics for 10 years, and was a columnist and staff blogger for Crisis Magazine from 2008 – 2012. His hobbies include writing, photography, art & design, social media, and an avid appreciation of science fiction. Steve lives in Northern Virginia with his wife Jamie and their six children.

Recent Posts


Libertarianism: A Remedy, Not a Panacea

Over the years, my personal political philosophy has followed an arc from what is commonly described as neoconservatism to a form of libertarianism tempered by a Catholic sensibility. I like th... More


German Homeschooling Family Allowed to Stay in America, But the Fight is Not Over

Last year, I wrote about the situation of the Romeikes, a Christian family who emigrated to America to escape Germany's draconian anti-homeschooling laws -- laws originally put into place under the Na... More


Is This Relic Really Christ’s Crown of Thorns?

Some of Catholicism's most precious relics have a storied (and sometimes dubious) history. Among these is a wreath of thorns believed to have adorned the head of our Lord during His passion. [capti... More


Which Republican Senator Got a Standing Ovation at UC Berkeley?

After the last presidential election -- one which shouldn't have seen an incumbent Barack Obama win so handily -- the search has been on for the soul of the GOP. As immigration continues to shift th... More


Health Care Sharing Ministries: No Catholic Option, But Still Worth Considering

By now, it's become a familiar story: many Americans have either lost their health insurance or are paying significantly more for it, all because of the so-called "Affordable Care Act," otherwise ... More


“If the President Can Change Some Laws, Can He Change All Laws?”

If there's a man I don't ever want to be questioned by, it's Rep. Trey Gowdy from South Carolina. Gowdy was a federal prosecutor for six years, and it shows. When he cross-examines someone who has... More


Not Science Fiction: FDA Evaluating 3-Parent Embryo Creation

In James S.A. Corey's 2011 sci-fi novel Leviathan Wakes, James Holden, one of the book's two main characters, finds himself being questioned by Martian authorities about his non-traditional upbrin... More


Journal of Medical Ethics Authors Advocate “After-Birth Abortion”

I am a hard man to shock. I've seen and heard a lot of things. I've known people who have been through practically every imaginable kind of suffering. And I've been slugging it out in the culture... More


Bad Liturgy Is Not A Victimless Crime. Just Ask Jimmy Fallon.

Until this week, I had no idea that Jimmy Fallon grew up Catholic. Then I came across this interview from 2012. As it turns out, Fallon really loved the Church when he was a young boy. In the i... More


Priest Criticized For Refusing Last Rites to Homosexual Patient

The Washington Post continues to go after priests who uphold Catholic sexual teaching. Last week, it was the smear of Fr. John DeCelles for not renewing his contract with the Boy Scouts of America... More



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