Dear Father: Please Stop It

Mass is far more than a social gathering; it’s an act of worship, the majesty of which should be reflected in the language of the liturgy—which is not the language of the shopping mall or the Super Bowl party.

How Obama Stole Dubuque

The city of Dubuque gives us one of our best and most frightening previews yet of how President Obama’s transformative new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulation will work.

Listening to Four Republican Candidates

Among four of the GOP candidates, exceptionally talented political performers all, there is a debate going on about the establishment and the public.

A Topos of Chaos

The media’s own hunger for scandal and political wickedness (also known as “extremism”), and not the extremism itself, is largely responsible for the sense of political “chaos” at the heart of our government.

The Fallout From the Budget Deals

The 2015 budget deals increased federal debt by hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade and made clear that the U.S. is facing massive long-term budget deficits.

EPPC Supports Little Sisters of the Poor in Supreme Court

In an amicus brief, the Ethics and Public Policy Center argues that the Supreme Court should deliver a victory to the Little Sisters of the Poor and the other religious nonprofits who are challenging the legality of the Obama administration’s so-called “accommodation” on its HHS contraceptive mandate.


Don’t Take HUD Money: Feds Will Swallow You Whole

Breathtaking in its radicalism, President Obama’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing regulation easily matches Obamacare in its transformative potential.

Shakespeare’s Savior

Henry Folger made it his life’s work to gather up scattered British treasure and bring it to America for conservation.


The Left’s Latest Feel-Good Gun-Control Proposals Still Wouldn’t Help

The latest liberal calls for “commonsense” gun laws are simply moral grandstanding, and not a word of it holds up under scrutiny.


Looking Toward November 8

A few suggestions for what Catholics in America might ponder in the run-up to the 2016 election.