Book Review: Fr. Robert Sirico’s “Defending the Free Market”

It isn’t standard operating procedure for CV contributors to write book reviews. But when I was at the Acton Institute’s Acton University the other week, I managed to get a copy of Fr. Robert Sirico’s “Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy.” Fr. Sirico, for those who aren’t aware, is the president of the Acton Institute. While reading “Defendin... More

The Papist Magazine Interview: Lino Rulli

Meet Lino Rulli, author of the new book “Sinner.” You may know him as The Catholic Guy on SiriusXM radio. (If you don’t listen to him already, you’re missing out!) Lino and I wanted to have some fun with this interview, which took place at an exclusive balcony overlooking St. Peters Basilica an Italian pizza spot in Georgetown, DC. Kidding aside, I wanted you to get a taste... More

What do the Old Spice Guy, Superman, And The Most Interesting Man in the World Have in Common?

What does this man: Have in common with this one: And him too? … they all love the new book The Church and New Media! I’m the author of the chapter on “Faithful Online Activism”. Order your paperback edition (we’re working with Amazon to get it re-stocked quickly!) or download it for $9.99 on the Kindle. You can browse the first batch of reviews here. Props to Spir... More

AmP book review: Double Standard

Double Standard: Abuse Scandals and the Attack on the Catholic Church is essential reading for anyone who wants to hear the other side of the clergy sexual abuse scandal. The side the media hasn’t told you, and side most of the public doesn’t know. David Pierre, the author, runs and blogs for (a resource I often use when critiquing media bias). His re... More

AmP book review: Be A Man!

While I was at EWTN in Birmingham last week filming an episode of Life on the Rock (air date to be announced), I had the privilege of meeting Fr. Larry Richards. He’s one of the few people I’ve met who truly deserves the description “larger than life” (and no, I’m not talking about waistlines!). Fr. Larry and I made a deal. He had heard about this blog, but had neve... More



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