Culture

February 12, 2014

Women Deserve Better than Planned Parenthood on Valentine’s Day

On Monday, Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards tweeted out this Vine video and used the hashtag #WhatWomenNeed: #WhatWomenNeed for Valentine’s Day: http://t.co/6oQu28YZMa — Cecile Richards (@CecileRichards)
February 13, 2014

The Fun of Morality

Many modern people–maybe many people at any time–think that morality is an impediment to their fun.  Almost any human being can sympathize with this view.  But
February 14, 2014

Why do we have a national romance day?

Why did we decide that if you really love your wife or girlfriend that you must by her roses in the middle of winter? Why do
February 16, 2014

Washington Post Columnist Attacks Priest For Not “Compromising With the Devil”

Last year, when the Boy Scouts of America were considering changing their admission policy to allow openly homosexual members, Fr. John De Celles, the pastor of
February 17, 2014

What would the martyrs of the Church think about Belgium’s euthanasia law?

Late last week the country of Belgium became the first nation in the world to allow terminally ill persons of any age to be euthanized. The controversial bill was passed
February 19, 2014

Going Bananas

Fielding Mellish: “Doing a sociological study on perversion. I’m up to Advanced Child Molesting.” Fielding Mellish: “I am reminded tonight of the farmer who had an
February 19, 2014

What to Make of Woody Allen, Hollywood, and Contemporary Culture?

Most of us will never in this life know the truth about the recent allegations of child sexual abuse leveled against Woody Allen by Dylan Farrow.
February 20, 2014

How the Great Books Rewired My Brain

In the five years I have worked at Benedictine College, my wife, April, and I have longed, hoped, pleaded and planned for a Benedictine College Great
February 20, 2014

While Kiev burns

“We could not stand by and watch. We had to take the side of the people.The Catholic Church has lived under totalitarian and communist and monarchist