Ryan Mayer

April 5, 2022

Everyone Should Oppose These California Vaccine Mandate Bills

This is not a piece about the ethics of aborted-fetal-cell-derived vaccines. You’ve no doubt read enough of those. It’s not a piece about COVID-19 vaccines or
April 5, 2016

9 Things To Expect From the Pope’s Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation

On April 8, the Pope will release a post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation on the work of the Synod on the Family in Rome last October.  You may
April 4, 2016

America’s Future?  Look North, Eh

It’s been said that what happens in California offers a preview of what’s to come across the country.  Of course, when Californians say this (and it’s
January 18, 2016

Happy Religious Freedom Day—Now Let’s Go Sue Some Nuns!

  January 16 marks the anniversary of the drafting by Thomas Jefferson of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786, which became the impetus for
December 16, 2015

Is ISIS Islamic? Not So Fast: A Response to Tom Hoopes

  In a recent post, fellow CV blogger Tom Hoopes asks, “Is ISIS Islamic?” He compares ISIS to the dissident group Catholics for Choice, suggesting that
September 8, 2015

Remembering the Dignity of Work on Labor Day

  America pauses this week—as we do every year on this first Monday in September—to rest from and to recall the dignity of work.  The Church’s
July 22, 2015

Questions About Planned Parenthood? John Paul II Explains How We Got Here

  Two videos have been released in the last week—with more to come—by the Center for Medical Progress which show Planned Parenthood representatives negotiating prices for