Culture

June 17, 2016

Male Privilege and Family Leave

Father’s Day is coming up soon, so let’s explore the contrarian view that paid family leave is a terrible idea that actually harms fathers, and by
June 18, 2016

Why the Church Is Like McDonald’s — And Not in a Good Way

All analogies are strained and imprecise. That being said, here we go. McDonald’s is the premier fast-food franchise. It spans the globe; its name, symbols, standard
June 23, 2016

June 23: The Apostle of the Upper Midwest

The American Catholic Almanac, co-written by Brian Burch and Emily Stimpson, is a daily reader of stories about fascinating — and sometimes unexpected — American Catholics.
June 26, 2016

‘Silicon Valley’: Very Profane, Surprisingly Moral (SPOILERS)

Please send the kids to the neighbors’ before watching HBO’s profanity-drenched “Silicon Valley,” but don’t judge the show by its language. Oh, and if you’re a “Silicon
June 27, 2016

Confession: Why Is It So Difficult?

“Humility is the only thing that no devil can imitate.” – St. John Climacus I cannot speak for others, but I have always found confession very
June 27, 2016

Abortion Supporters Celebrate Return to the Back Alley

Women’s health has come a long way since 1973. In the days of Roe v. Wade, the abortion-rights crowd was demanding legal and wide access to