Culture

April 29, 2014

Why is Racism Different?

A few weeks ago, conservatives rushed to support Brendan Eich, so if we are consistent, why shouldn’t we defend Donald Sterling too? One could argue that even if
May 4, 2014

Catholicism and the Nature of Marriage

I have sometimes seen well-intentioned commentators say that the Church needs to insist that a Christian marriage is only between a man and a woman.  Similarly,
May 6, 2014

Catholics Speak Out About Their Homosexuality

If you haven’t yet, check out “The Third Way” video from Blackstone Films. It is worth spending each of the 38 minutes it takes to watch
May 7, 2014

The Church Isn’t Dead

“Sleep with the angels.” “Rise with the Saints.” “Party with the Pope.” This is a little nighttime saying that a past roommate and I would always
May 8, 2014
Sweet Dreams by Firmin Baes

The Culture of Life is a Culture of Motherhood

Let’s talk about diapers: a newborn baby will need 2,500 diapers in the first year, and many more after that, but state-run programs like WIC and
May 13, 2014

Is Donald Sterling Getting (Legal) Justice?

Is Donald Sterling getting legal justice?  Maybe not, according to conservative lawyer A.J. Delgado. At National Review Online, Delgado contends that the penalties imposed on Sterling
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
May 16, 2014

Colbert, O’Brien, Kimmel, Fallon, Daly, Gutfeld, Wilmore — Catholics Rule the Night

Catholics who think their values are underrepresented in the media are probably right, but that’s not for a lack of baptized Catholics in front of the
May 19, 2014

Rubio: “The science is settled…life begins at conception.”

Two weeks ago, the Senator Marco Rubio told ABC’s “This Week” that he believe that climate is changing–it’s always changing–but he’s skeptical of both the certitude