Carson Holloway

May 28, 2015

True Freedom

Our political freedom is very important, and we should do everything we can to preserve it.  But as Catholics we know that it is not the […]
May 26, 2015

Did the Founders Intend to Create a Christian Nation?

In his most recent column, Pat Buchanan notes the recent Pew survey that indicates that America has become less Christian over the last several years.  In […]
May 22, 2015

Downsize, No. Remain faithful, yes.

In an earlier post I discussed the so-called “Benedict option”–the strategy advocated by some Catholics that the Church withdraw from politics and the culture wars and […]
May 15, 2015

Hillary Clinton and the Supreme Court

According to the Washington Post, Hillary Clinton told a group of her fundraisers that she will have a litmus test for her nominees to the Supreme […]
May 12, 2015

Catholic Political Activism and the Benedict Option

It often seems that the culture of the United States is headed in a direction that faithful Catholics cannot approve, and this makes them wonder what […]
April 30, 2015

Religion and Discrimination

The controversy a few weeks ago over Indiana’s version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act has touched off an argument about the role of claims of […]
April 24, 2015

Salt of the Earth: The Church is Supposed to be Different

It is very common for some people, both inside and outside the Catholic Church, to call on the Church to change its teachings in order to […]
April 17, 2015

Slamming a Saint

I would like to follow up on Kate O’Hare’s post noting the negative presentation of Thomas More in Wolf Hall and linking to Travis Curtright’s excellent correction […]
April 8, 2015

It’s a Glorious Time to be a Faithful Catholic

It seems that these are grim times to be a faithful Catholic.  Some people in positions of great cultural influence seem to be animated by a […]