The Church and the “New Normal”


In the wake of the Supreme Court’s marriage decision, some sober thoughts occur.

King v. Burwell and the Law


The nature and character of the Supreme Court’s majority opinion, much more than the specific implications of the decision for America’s continuing health-care debate, seem likely to make this decision a lasting and consequential one—and unfortunately not in a good way.

The Summer Reading List


George Weigel presents a few suggestions that will take readers beyond “beach reading” in these vacation months.

A Welcome Tipping Point for Republicans and the Confederate Flag


The tragic event in Charleston, and the extraordinary grace demonstrated by the families of the victims, seems to have allowed long-standing arguments gain traction in ways they never had before.

The Pope’s Climate Change Message is Really About Rethinking What it Means to be Human


What makes the new encyclical truly radical — in the sense of going to the root — is the pope’s reading of the profound human crisis that he sees underlying our modern world.

Francis and the Greens


In his new encyclical, it seems the Pope making use of the standing and authority (in the eyes of global elites and others) of a left-wing or radical environmentalist agenda to advance a deeply traditional Catholic vision of the human good.

Why Kasich Matters (and Could Win)


Ohio Governor John Kasich is slowly positioning himself to become the person most likely to surprise and break out of the crowded GOP primary pack.

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