How Christians Can Flourish in a Same-Sex-Marriage World

By many accounts, orthodox Christians have lost the culture wars. How they can live well—not vanish—in a time of retreat.


The Speaker and the Social Doctrine

Now one of the key figures on the national stage, Paul Ryan brings to the Speaker’s rostrum a statesman’s commitment to the principles of Catholic social doctrine and a keen sense of the politically possible.


Exploring Superior Approaches to the Affordable Care Act

It is possible to provide secure insurance for the sick without the high expense and coercion of Obamacare.

The Bathroom Wars and the 2016 Presidential Election

There’s plenty of room for a Republican presidential candidate to reject the Obama administration’s extremist ideology on the question of transgender identity.

CNBC Inadvertently Showcased the Republicans’ Best Qualities

The network demonstrated a number of traits people loathe about the press — and the candidates, most of them anyway, came out smelling like roses.

Remarks Upon Acceptance of John Paul II New Evangelization Award

EPPC Fellow Mary Rice Hasson and her husband, Kevin “Seamus” Hasson, received the 2015 Saint John Paul II Award for the New Evangelization from the Catholic Information Center in Washington, D.C.

CNBC Failed American Voters. Here’s How Future Debate Moderators Can Do Better.

Some of the blame for a poor debate lies with the GOP politicians on stage, but most of the blame lies squarely on the shoulders of CNBC.

The Promise of Speaker Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan’s first remarks as Speaker of the House showed a much deeper and truer understanding of the nature of politics than we often hear, doing away with the mirage that our disagreements will evaporate if only legislators did their job well; that our political conflicts are simply based on cynical partisanship.

Rubio, Cruz, and Lee Are Wrong to Oppose the House Reconciliation Bill

Reconciliation is a powerful tool, but it can’t be used to repeal Obamacare without also replacing it.

The Saints and All of Us

The lives of the holy spouses of Lisieux are a great witness to the incredible capacity of the Catholic Church for self-renewal.