Wanted: A Synod of Affirmation
The upcoming Synod of Bishops should emphasize the beauty of the Christian understanding and experience of marriage.
The Real ‘Party of the Rich’
Every Republican candidate should make it his constant goal to upend the image of the party as favoring the rich.
Explosive Business in North Dakota
A North Dakota university has a bright future as one of the leaders of Catholic higher education reform.
A Pessimistic Case for Hope
A clearer sense of the limits of human nature should help traditionalists see not only why traditionalism never triumphs in the liberal society but also why progressivism can never suffice.
The Senate and the Courts
President Obama has been remarkably successful in reshaping the federal courts, and this year’s Senate election will determine whether Republicans can begin restoring the courts to their proper role.
Is It Ever Okay to Spank?
It may be time to reconsider whether using physical punishment is appropriate for teaching children right from wrong.
Reforming the Budget Process
A better federal budget process could lower some of the political and legislative obstacles to entitlement reform, even if it cannot remove them altogether.
George Weigel on Pope Benedict XVI, Regensburg, and the Future of Islam
EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel talks with Italian news-and-commentary Web site Tempi about issues raised in Mr. Weigel’s recent column, “Regensburg Vindicated.”
Why Hillary’s Alinsky Letters Matter
Newly uncovered correspondence shows that, despite her claims to centrism, Hillary Clinton has always been in tune with the goals of the radical left.
Barack Obama increasingly lives in a world detached from reality, and we’re paying a very high price for it.