Culture

September 29, 2013

13 Things About Your Yard That Say You’re Catholic

  1.   The statue of Mary.  Required by canon law.                                
September 30, 2013

Anti-Science? Fact-Resistant Secular Myths

Religious people are so insistent on our faith-based worldview that we reject scientific fact to preserve our comfortable fiction. Right? That’s the charge that is often
October 1, 2013

Why I’m Never Leaving the Catholic Church

In 2001, just months before the clergy sex abuse scandals in Boston broke, I came back to the Catholic Church. The timing couldn’t have been better.
October 2, 2013

Five Questions with Samuel Gregg

In the heady days of the 1960’s and the election of John F. Kennedy, Catholics finally felt a sense of belonging to the American experiment, while
October 7, 2013

Justice Scalia: “Who am I to Judge?”

New York Magazine has published a fascinating interview with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. It’s a rare and fascinating look at one of the nation’s highest-profile
October 7, 2013

Dating Rules for Teenage Girls

  This piece, by Theresa Thomas at her blog Everyday Catholic, is really good. I have to admit my first reaction when I saw the title
October 9, 2013

An Atheist Praises the Pope

Pope Francis’s efforts to reach out to non-Catholics have provoked a lot of comment, some of it from unexpected sources.  This week, for example, the Washington
October 10, 2013

Don Jon & the Destructive Nature of Porn

Note: Viewers beware – this film is sexually graphic and filled with clips of pornography. Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has captivated Hollywood and the public with his
October 13, 2013

Rand Paul: Obama Ignores Atrocities Against Christians

Barack Obama and his administration are turning a blind eye, and in some cases giving outright support, to “fanatics of Islam” that are waging open war