Flannery O’Connor and Catholic Realism

The great author and Catholic apologist believed that story-telling ought to help modern men and women see “things as they are,” cutting through the fog of a culture that tells us that everything can be just the way we’d like it to be.


Letter from Cracow, Poland’s Crown Jewel

Reflecting on the vicissitudes of history from one of the world’s premier crossroads, a place of encounter between languages and cultures.


Senate Testimony on Supreme Court Lawlessness

The Supreme Court’s extraordinary abuses, as manifested most recently in its invention of a supposed constitutional right to same-sex marriage, call for careful consideration of extraordinary responses.


A Glimpse Into the Culture of Death

A secret video released by the Center for Medical Progress, a pro-life group, reveals the lethal, brutal logic of the abortion industry.

The New Normal Gets Down and Dirty . . . and Other Predictable Consequences of Obergefell

The recent assault on Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia is a taste of what awaits many others who oppose the radical new understanding of marriage.

Obama: Witting or Witless?

President Obama’s handling of the Iran deal – and his bad-faith remarks in defense of it – suggest that he is well aware of the damage that will result from his policies.


George Weigel Interview in Poland’s Sunday Visitor on the Battle for Marriage

George Weigel talks with a Polish Catholic weekly magazine about the legalization of same-sex marriage, Pope Francis’s upcoming visit to the U.S., and the Synod of 2015.

Attention America’s Suburbs: You Have Just Been Annexed

President Obama’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation amounts to back-door annexation, a way of turning America’s suburbs into tributaries of nearby cities.


Washington Takes on the Zoning Board

A Supreme Court ruling on supposed housing discrimination has green-lighted one of the Obama administration’s most transformative and controversial initiatives, and probably injected a major new issue into the 2016 presidential campaign.

EXCLUSIVE: Feds Paid Baby Organ-Harvesting Doc For Advice On ‘Healthy Baby’ Births

Leave it to the Obama administration to tap an abortionist–the infamous Dr. Deborah Nucatola–for ‘expert’ advice on ensuring that children are ‘born healthy.’ The real question is: how much are we, the American taxpayers, paying Dr. Nucatola for her ‘expert’ opinion?