Carson Holloway

December 22, 2014

The Pope Criticizes the Curia

Pope Francis gave a talk to the officials of the curia that admonished them to guard against a variety of spiritual diseases.  The Washington Post seems […]
December 17, 2014

The President and Who We are as a People

The always excellent Andrew Ferguson has a good piece at the Weekly Standard commenting on President Obama’s habit of using the expression “who we are as […]
December 6, 2014

The Destruction of The New Republic

The New Republic is (or was) probably the most respected left of center journal of opinion in the United States.  It has a venerable history, having […]
November 28, 2014

Abraham Lincoln,Thanksgiving, and the First Amendment

Over at the Heritage Foundation’s blog, The Daily Signal, I have a piece arguing that the longstanding tradition of presidential proclamations of thanksgiving challenges the contemporary […]
November 25, 2014

Benedict XVI on Politics and the Holy Mass

The other day at the used book store, an older title by Joseph Ratzinger–not yet Benedict XVI–caught my eye: The Feast of Faith, a collection of […]
November 19, 2014

The President’s Immigration Order

We will soon see what, exactly, the president’s executive order on immigration looks like.  The various accounts of it that have been floated over the last […]
November 15, 2014

Obamacare’s Uncertain Future

Over at the Weekly Standard, attorney Adam J. White has a good piece describing the legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act that the Supreme Court […]
November 13, 2014

The Fate of Obamacare

The New York Times‘s esteemed Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse has a piece discussing the Supreme Court’s decision to grant review in the King v. Burwell […]
November 11, 2014

Saint Martin of Tours and Veterans Day

Today in the Church is the memorial of Saint Martin of Tours.  Meanwhile, today in America it also Veterans Day. Martin is most famous for having […]