Joshua Bowman

July 9, 2014
This Baby Girl is Not "Unwanted"

An “Unwanted” Child

On Tuesday morning, in one of the busiest places on earth and in full view of hundreds of passersby, a woman stepped aboard a subway train […]
June 27, 2014
The Menin Road by Paul Nash, 1919

One Sunday in June

On a Sunday in June, one century ago tomorrow, Franz Ferdinand Karl Ludwig Josef von Habsburg-Lothringen, Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and […]
June 20, 2014
Photo: Ben Gray, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Driven to Distraction

Gene Weingarten’s Pulitzer Prize-winning profile of children killed by hyperthermia is undoubtedly the saddest and most depressing thing you will read today–if you can even bear […]
June 11, 2014
1. Holmes and Watson

Who Needs Fathers? 20 Famous Partnerships

While expecting our second child, my wife and I went to the hospital for an orientation to make sure we didn’t try to go to the […]
June 6, 2014
No #hashtag for Meriam Ibrahim?

A Tale of Two Prisoners

The Catholic teaching of just war is an extension of the duty of men to protect women and children from violence, but Meriam Ibrahim and her […]
June 3, 2014
Jesus, Take the Wheel? (Google Photo via AP)

What Does God Need With a Starship?

Last week, Google made headlines with the announcement of a prototype driverless car right out of the pages of a science fiction novel. The wizards of […]
May 23, 2014
The Lion of Lucerne

The Five Most Important Battles in Catholic History

In America, we are all blessed with the freedom to practice our religious beliefs, not only in the secret depths of our hearts but fully and […]
May 14, 2014
Out, damned spot! out, I say!

Sympathy for the Devil

Justice Scalia was right. Satan is very much present in the world. As the august jurist said to New York Magazine back in October, “What he’s […]