Culture

November 23, 2015

Meet Football-Star Seminarian Jordan Roberts

Read the USA Today story about a Catholic seminarian and you think you’re reading the National Catholic Register: Sundays are sacred at the St. John Vianney
November 25, 2015

Is It Too Early for Pentatonix Christmas Music?

The a cappella group makes a joyful noise unto the Lord ...
November 25, 2015

Could America Survive Without Religion?

Could America survive without religion?  This is the question posed by Catholic philosopher and lawyer Robert George at Public Discourse. That this question can even be
November 29, 2015

‘Spotlight’: Has the Church-Scandal Movie Victimized an Innocent Man? (VIDEO)

A generally fair-minded film may have fallen short in its portrayal of a faithful Catholic.
December 4, 2015

Rodgers to Rodgers: The ‘Hail Mary’ Play Returns

A Catholic quarterback first went to Our Lady for help in a desperate moment.
December 12, 2015

Ravens’ Catholic Kicker Justin Tucker Sings a Glorious ‘Ave Maria’ (VIDEO)

The NFL kicker shows his pipes are as strong as his legs, at a concert for Catholic Charities in Baltimore.
December 23, 2015

Star Wars and the Year of Mercy

This is a big year for Catholics: the year of mercy.  It is also a big year for fans of Star Wars.  J.J. Abrams has brought
December 31, 2015

Piers Plowman: A Medieval Poem Speaks to the Modern Secular Age

As many readers might not know, my “day job” is as a medievalist, specifically as a graduate student working on the literature, philosophy, and theology of
January 14, 2016

This Picture Is Guaranteed to Drive Liberal Catholics Crazy

I’m not a huge fan of this picture myself, but I can’t help smiling at the thought of people like Michael Sean Winters and his ilk