Health Care Needs a Soul


Amazing advances in the science of healing have not always been complemented by parallel advances in wisdom about the ways in which the new technological capabilities we possess should be deployed. The health care profession needs a soul as well as a mind.

Catholic Lite and Europe’s Demographic Suicide


For a Catholic, Europe’s demographic winter bespeaks, first and foremost, a colossal evangelical failure. Acknowledging that also sheds light on the contemporary Catholic situation in Europe.

In Fond Memory of Peter Augustine Lawler upon His Sudden Death


Lawler’s influence as a teacher and thinker was a function of his gregarious humor and charm, his talent for friendship, and his sheer brilliance. But ultimately, it likely had to do above all with the distinct worldview he articulated, which has done an enormous amount to deepen, humanize, and enrich contemporary conservatism.

The ‘Evil Political Operator’ at the Anger Games


Roger Stone and Anthony Weiner exemplify the hacks who work to drag our society down to their level.

Callista Gingrich Suits the Job of Vatican Ambassador. But Can Newt Stay Out of the Spotlight?


Callista Gingrich will have a delicate task. Her indefatigable husband could complicate things.

For French Catholics, the Political Future has More Questions than Answers


The Macron-Le Pen face-off posed a singular challenge to any Catholic trying to make a faith-informed vote. What will be the impact of France’s surging, rejuvenated, newly-assertive Catholicism on French politics?

A Hillarian Lesson for Church Leaders


Fraternal correction is a delicate instrument, to be used with care. If its use completely atrophies, however, the Church risks becoming an ecclesiastical version of Clintonworld.

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