Culture

June 20, 2015

Unfit to Live?

A number of years ago, I attended a program on the campus of an elite university.  The speaker was a non-religious public intellectual who was, as
June 22, 2015

Old-timey Anti-Catholicism graces front page of Washington Post’s “Express”

The Washington Post produces a daily tabloid called “Express.” The paper is distributed free, mostly to commuters at Metro stops. It gives one something to read
June 23, 2015

The Catholic Dating Crisis: Featuring Aziz Ansari, Pope Saint John Paul II, and Pope Francis

What does dating have to do with Praise Be: Pope Francis’ (very-Saint-Francis-like) encyclical on Creation and its dignity? A lot, actually.  For starters, who read Aziz
June 24, 2015

A Look Back: Democrats Doing Ordinary Things

  Democrats tailgating before a football game.  How ’bout another beer, Vern?   Democrats demonstrating fire safety procedures. Yaaay safety!   Democrat students getting a little
June 26, 2015

‘The Briefcase’: Catholic and Trans Couples Face Decisions

Tonight is the season finale of CBS’ reality show “The Briefcase,” which pairs two families in financial difficulty, gives each one a briefcase containing $101,000 —
June 29, 2015

COURT’S IMPOSING OF GAY MARRIAGE: THEN AND NOW

I have been here before. The last weekend of June, 2015 was for pro-family advocates across the nation what Columbus Day Weekend, 2008 was for me.
June 29, 2015

When Money Talks, Politics Listen: The Story Of Tim Gill and How He Changed American Culture over the Last 10 Years

In 2007, Time Magazine identified Tim Gill as “The Gay Mogul Changing U.S. Politics.”  Forbes estimated his net worth at $425 million due to the sale
July 1, 2015

5 Takeaways From Variety’s Faith & Family Summit

Last Thursday, July 25, I attended the fourth edition of Variety magazine’s Purpose: Family Entertainment & Faith-Based Summit, held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly