COVID-19 Relief and Saving Catholic Schools


Catholic schools, along with other faith-based schools, are a vital gift to the families they serve and to our country. America’s COVID-19 relief efforts should support the educational choices of all families and work to save Catholic schools.

Extraordinary Evangelization in Extraordinary Times


Evangelization, which must always include the witness of caring for the Master’s lost sheep, is the new normal in the Catholic Church.

Bird-Watching While Black


The shameful racist incident in Central Park can still end in grace.

The Malignant Cruelty of Donald Trump


The president is defaming the memory of a woman who died nearly 20 years ago—and inflicting pain upon her family today.

The Anatomy of a Pathology


Those who imagined that the sliming of Cardinal George Pell would stop as of April 7, when a unanimous decision of the High Court of Australia acquitted him of “historical sexual abuse,” did not reckon with the climate of venomous hatred that has surrounded Pell for decades, fouling Australia’s public life, legal system, and politics in the process.

Jonathan Haidt Is Trying to Heal America’s Divisions


The psychologist shares his thoughts on the pandemic, polarization, and politics.

The Story of Ruth


A beautiful exhibit at the Morgan Library and Museum explores what this ancient figure can teach us about loyalty and redemption.

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