Culture

July 21, 2015

Pope Francis Appoints Father Robert Barron Auxiliary Bishop for Los Angeles

It’s a big day in Hollywood, as one of the Church’s top media personalities comes to the media hub of the world. From my Pax Culturati
July 21, 2015

Bishop-Elect Robert Barron Addresses His New L.A. Life (Video)

This morning, Tuesday, July 21, Archbishop Jose Gomez (second from left) of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles held a press conference at the downtown Cathedral of
July 22, 2015

Is the First English Poem a 7th-Century Laudato Si?

The first recorded poem in the English language is called Cædmon’s Hymn, and is related to us by the notable saint, monk, and historian, the Venerable
July 22, 2015

Questions About Planned Parenthood? John Paul II Explains How We Got Here

  Two videos have been released in the last week—with more to come—by the Center for Medical Progress which show Planned Parenthood representatives negotiating prices for
July 24, 2015

NFL Wife Kirsten Watson: God Says, ‘I Want You to Know Me’

She’s wife to New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson, mother to four (Grace, Naomi, Isaiah and Judah), with one more on the way — and
July 24, 2015

Unhappy Pursuit of Happiness

Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but it is not as good as it thinks it is at producing happiness.  This was the suggestion I heard
July 28, 2015

‘Church Militant’s’ NFP ‘Beware-ness’ Week

So, how did the Catholic apostolate “Church Militant” celebrate the annual “NFP Awareness Week” last week? Unfortunately, by offering two web articles mis-stating Catholic teaching and
July 29, 2015

Andy Warhol: An Icon for the Millennial Catholic

“It is precisely those artists and writers who are most inclined to think of their art as the manifestation of their personality who are in fact
July 31, 2015

Of Mobs and Movements

The hysterical mob reaction to Cecil the lion should not surprise us. If the Internet has taught us anything, it is that an impossibly large number