Publications


He’s Not “Turning His Back to the People”

Liturgical catechesis is imperative today if the People of God are going to understand the liturgy as an act of worship that equips us for mission.

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Hillary’s Felonious Friends in Virginia

Longtime Clinton loyalist Terry McAuliffe is defying a court order and restoring voting rights to convicted felons.

Under the Dark Spell of Trump, Jerry Falwell Jr. Is Damaging Public Christian Witness

With his partisan, reckless comments, the Evangelical celebrity dishonors his Christian faith.

Report Debunks ‘Born that Way’ Narrative and ‘Transgender’ Label for Kids

Political correctness about human sexuality is fostering horror stories for some of the nation’s most vulnerable children and their families. A new report attempts to clear that away to present the science.

Joe Biden is Isaac Hecker’s Fault?

U.S. Catholics generally know little about the Church’s history in our country. But whether you’re trying to fill gaps in your knowledge or just looking for a good read, let me recommend a new book by Russell Shaw.

New Study Refutes LGBT ‘Born that Way’ Theory, ‘Transgender’ Labels for Children

It turns out those popular soundbites about sexual orientation and gender ideology are generally wrong, writes EPPC Fellow Mary Rice Hasson, as she and co-author Theresa Farnan unpack The New Atlantis report that dispels popular myths about sexual attraction, identity, and transgender children.

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Not the Way to Do Minority Outreach

Trump may have made some good points about race in his law-and-order speech, but they don’t erase his comments on Mexicans or his foray into birtherism.

Ukraine’s Determined Will is Inspiration for Rest of World

In the face of a “solidarity deficit” in the West, men and women of character and conviction are working steadily to give the solidarity they experienced on the Maidan real effect in Ukraine’s economic, legal, and political life.

Cardinal Franciszek Macharski, Dead at 89, Was Bred to Heroism

Cardinal Franciszek Macharski, who succeeded St. Pope John Paul II as the Archbishop of Krakow, lived in a modest, self-effacing way that taught Cracovians that they could love and esteem an archbishop who was quiet but unflinchingly steadfast, as they had loved and esteemed the princely Adam Stefan Sapieha and the dynamic Karol Wojtyła.

God and Brexit

The European Union is in deep trouble because of a democracy deficit that is, at bottom, a subsidiarity-deficit caused by a God-deficit.