Theology

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 19, 2014

Chicago’s New Evangelization

In Chicago, there’s a new man in town: Archbishop Elect Blase Cupich. Since the announcement of his appointment to succeed Francis Cardinal George, American Catholics have been buzzing about
December 3, 2014
eusebius@commons flickr

In Defense of ‘Mary Did You Know?’

When Bono said “There’s been a lot of talk about this next song, maybe way too much talk,” he could have been talking about “Mary Did
December 24, 2014

Four Joys of Christmas, and What They Say About Us

The way I count them, there are four principal joys of Christmas — four aspects of the holiday that make it stand out in our minds
January 5, 2015

Manifest Lessons

January 6th is the Solemnity of the Epiphany.  The word comes from the Greek epiphaneia, meaning “manifestation” or “appearance.”  In the Western Church, We typically associate
January 8, 2015

In the name of “religion”

The shocking violence that we in the Western world are usually safely shielded from and that many of our Christian brethren in the Levant face down
January 8, 2015

Talking Back to Atheist Billboards

As atheistic movements grow more bold, they are putting up monuments and anti-shrines and billboards. Here are some images of atheist billboards and what I would
January 9, 2015
Saint Thomas Aquinas with Aristotle and Plato, Triumphant over Averroës by Benozzo Gozzoli, c. 1460-1480

Charlie Hebdo, Free Speech, Faith, and Reason

A famous Frenchman once said, “It is dangerous to be right when men of power are wrong.” This is why free speech matters. Even though Charlie