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A Long Way to Go

Stephen P. White

Surveying these three cases – Barros, Zanchetta, and Rupnik – raises concerns about what exactly has changed in the five years since Pope Francis’ abuse summit.


The Catholic Thing / February 22, 2024

Progressivism on the big screen

Andrew T. Walker

Rob Reiner’s God & Country documentary is the hit piece you expected it to be.


WORLD Opinions / February 22, 2024

Desecration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Carl R. Trueman

One obvious question is why an atheist man convinced that he is a woman and committed to a life of prostitution would wish to have a funeral in a church.


First Things / February 22, 2024

Two Years On, Still Unbroken

George Weigel

The contemporary Russian propaganda barrage has had its effects in a dysfunctional U.S. Congress.


Syndicated Column / February 21, 2024

EPPC Scholars Sign Joint Letter to State Legislatures Urging Action on Tech Policy

Patrick T. Brown

On February 15, EPPC scholars Patrick T. Brown and Clare Morell signed a joint letter with Brad Wilcox and Michael…

PDF / February 21, 2024

Through Lent with the Stations of the Cross

Jennifer Bryson

This book is not about helping Catholics compete in some sort of Lenten Olympics, in which the gold medal goes to the person who can tallying up the most laps around the Lenten track.


OnePeterFive / February 20, 2024

True Confessions

Francis X. Maier

The Church has always had a pattern of lapsing into atrophy and catastrophe, and then being restored by her saints.


What We Need Now / February 20, 2024