Culture

September 28, 2014

Social Teaching and the Saints

Most faithful Catholics agree that the world would be a better place if more of us paid more careful attention to the Church’s social teaching.  It
September 30, 2014

11 Awesome People You Totally Didn’t Know Were Catholic

I have exciting news.  Today, we are proud to announce the release of The American Catholic Almanac!  It is a daily reader of fascinating people –
October 1, 2014
Detail from La Pietà by Michelangelo, 1499

What is Love? A Crust for the Critics

Returning to the diabolical trinity from your humble writer’s post from last week, we look deeper at the importance of procreation in defining the marital bond.
October 3, 2014

First Things First: Bishops Matter

A story: In 1865, the Missouri State Legislature required anyone who wanted to hold public office, teach in schools, or minister in a church to take
October 3, 2014

10 Things That Would Not Exist if Atheists Were Right

Tolerance can only exist if truth exists. If moral relativism is right — if “my truth” and “your truth” are equally valid, and there is no
October 11, 2014

Stephen King, JFK, Jesus, Reagan and Obama

What kind of story would attract the guy directing the new Star Wars and new Star Trek movies to do an Internet-only TV series? Stephen King’s
October 12, 2014

Inconceivable? John Paul II Was a Princess Bride Fan

The New York Post today reported on Cary Elwes’ new book. He’s the actor who played the Wesley in The Princess Bride, and the book recounts
October 14, 2014

The Parish of the Second Ebola Patient’s Family: Our Lady of Fatima, Fort Worth

On October 13’s feast of the Miracle of the Sun, parishioners at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Fort Worth prayed for another miracle. Our
October 14, 2014

Prayers For Hunting

Mmm, donuts. And for millions of Americans, autumn means something else besides the cranberry scones and the pumpkin spice lattes. It means hunting season. Books could