Commitment, Chastity, Mercy are the Building Blocks for a Happy Marriage

Marriage looks risky to young couples, so finding the success factor matters a lot.


Applying Conservatism

Reform conservatism is trying to move Republicans from merely saying no to the left, or worse yet saying “yes, but a little less,” to showing what the right would do instead.

Lent, Day By Day

To walk the Lenten journey day by day is to experience the fullness of what it means to meet the Lamb of God.


Brian Williams, His Fall from Grace, and the Need for Grace

Though Brian Williams’s mistakes deserve scrutiny and accountability, he also deserves a chance at redemption.

The Submerging Democratic Majority

If Republicans want to take hold of an “emerging Republican advantage” in future elections, they must present a positive image of the party that incorporates healthy respect for private initiative with an eagerness to make government work for the average person and the struggling person.


From Campus Bullies to Empty Churches

There is an under-explored relationship between the well-documented decline in Western churchgoing, especially among Millennials, and the simultaneous rise of a toxic public force on campuses across the Western world: the new intolerance.


Borrowed Valor

Spawned in the Vietnam era, the modern Left cut its teeth defaming America, and prominent liberals continue to deny American soldiers their due honor.


Five Stray Thoughts on the Obama Budget

When it comes to policy, the Democrats are very much in the grip of mid-20th-century nostalgia, and still seem to be searching for the next big program to champion rather than thinking about what progressivism could look like in our time.

Evangelical Challenges for Vatican Diplomacy

The chief purpose of the Vatican’s bilateral diplomacy is to secure the freedom of the Catholic Church to be itself in the countries with which the Holy See has, or wishes to have, diplomatic relations.

More Fiscal Folly in the White House

The president’s plan expands entitlement commitments and tries to pay for them with tax hikes and spending cuts that will never last.