Death with Real Dignity


For all the lessons Don Briel taught as a distinguished educator, none was so impressive as the lesson he taught through his example in the last few weeks of his life.

Don’t Name Mass Shooters


The sick desire for fame — even when purchased through atrocity — seems to be at work in many mass shootings. Would denying perpetrators the attention they seek diminish the attraction?

INTERVIEW: New Book Shares Author’s Adventure of Telling St. John Paul II’s Life Story ‘From the Inside’


EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel discusses his new book Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II.

Pope Francis Is Playacting Realpolitik


The Vatican’s diplomacy with China, and other authoritarian governments, is based on a century-old fantasy of its worldly power.

Pork Roll, Lent, and Catholic Identity


If our baptisms really set us apart for Christ, then we should live a different temporal rhythm than the rest of the world.

Time Runs Out


Henry Luce’s America met its demise decades ago. Now, with the sale of Time Inc., Luce’s once-mighty imperial fleet will be broken up and sold for scrap.

In Illinois, a Pro-Life Democrat and Not So Pro-Life Republican


Governor Bruce Rauner and congressman Dan Lipinski run for reelection. Each faces a tough primary opponent challenging his views on abortion.

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