Carson Holloway

March 29, 2014

In Pakistan: A Christian Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy

According to the U.K. Telegraph, a Pakistani Christian has been sentenced to death for blasphemy. Apparently, the imposition of such a penalty for such an offense […]
March 27, 2014

Hobby Lobby and Religious Liberty: One Analyst Predicts Victory

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in the Hobby Lobby case, in which that corporation, which is owned by Christians, is challenging some of […]
March 23, 2014

The Culture of Dishonesty: Abortion, Divorce, and Obamacare

Over at Public Discourse I have an essay looking into the public’s rather disturbing (to me, anyway) lack of anger about the president’s dishonesty in selling the health care law […]
March 16, 2014

Jousting, Dueling, and Artificial Contraception

What does artificial contraception–the modern practice of using technology to defeat the procreative tendency of sexual intercourse–have to do with jousting–the medieval practice of fighting for […]
March 13, 2014

Four Words that Could Doom Obamacare

Recently, George Will wrote an interesting column outlining one of the legal arguments against the Affordable Care Act.  Unlike many of the more famous legal challenges, […]
March 5, 2014

Divorce and Remarriage: Somebody has some Explaining to Do

In the old, much beloved, I Love Lucy TV show, whenever Lucy messed something up, or seemed to have messed something up, her husband Ricky would […]
February 28, 2014

Nine Questions About the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

One of the major events in American popular culture, it seems, is the annual release of Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit Edition.  It invariably generates a lot of […]
February 25, 2014

On Contraception: What is the Sense of the Faithful?

What is the sense of the faithful regarding the morality of contraception?  For that matter, what is meant by the expression “the sense of the faithful”? […]
February 23, 2014

Pope Benedict’s Legacy

Father Thomas Reese, S.J., has an interesting and worthwhile article at the National Catholic Reporter on the legacy of Pope Benedict.  The piece is characterized first […]