Editor's Corner

Paradise Lost, but All is Not

Malibu is burning, and we may be inclined to see some sort of divine sign in the conflagration, not least in the loss of...

Sacrifice and Sentiment

We should pause and reflect – and pray, a verb which you will not often hear on the CBC - as we commemorate the...

The Great Leo

Pope Saint Leo the Great, who reigned from 440 until his death on this day in 461, was known for many things.  With his...

Pope Pius’ Truth and Reality Catching Up

A blessed feast of the Dedication of the Cathedral of Saint John Lateran to all our readers! The highest-ranking church in all Christendom, the...

Politics, Piggery and Doing One’s Duty

As the midterms make clear, the U.S. continues its continental divide, between the (ironically) red Republicans and the blue Democrats, with the former under...

Nota in Brevis

Politics, Piggery and Doing One’s Duty

As the midterms make clear, the U.S. continues its continental divide, between the (ironically) red Republicans and the blue Democrats, with the former under...

Guy, Gosnell and Social Cohesion

Remember, remember the fifth of November. Yes, it is Guy Fawkes Day, when Brits of a certain religious persuasion celebrate - or used to...

The Beginning and End

It took nearly a hundred years - in galactic terms, I admit, a twinkle of an eye – but astronomers have now officially re-named...

Synods, Speech and Synagogue

The Synod on Youth has closed, after approving the final document in accord with the new rules on Episcopal Synods promulgated by Pope Francis...

Blasphemy and Bubble Zones

I read recently that Pope John Paul II had a vision of Europe being taken over by Islam, the continent’s once-vibrant Christianity gone silent...